19 February 2008 15:21 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS news)--The US produced 716,000 short tons of diammonium phosphate (DAP) fertilizer in January, down 12% on December but up 5% year on year, data from the Fertilizer Institute (TFI) revealed on Tuesday. ?xml:namespace>
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DAP stocks at the end of January grew by 3% over December to reach 562,000 short tons and was up 40% year on year.
Producer movements of DAP to the domestic and export market fell 3% over December to reach 698,000 short tons in January, down 6% year on year.
Monammonium phosphate (MAP) production reached 413,000 short tons in January, down 17% on December and 15% year on year.
MAP closing inventories reached 328,000 short tons, up 13% on December and 2% year on year.
Movement to the domestic and export markets fell by 27% over December to reach 375,000 short tons, down 12% year on year.
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