16 July 2008 15:25 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS news)--US diammonium phosphate (DAP) fertilizer production reached 699,000 short tons in June, down 12% month on month and down 1% year on year, according to data released by The Fertilizer Institute on Wednesday.
DAP inventories were 601,000 short tons, down 15% on May 2008, but up 9% on June 2007 levels. MAP inventories totalled 321,000 short tons, up 5% on May 2008 but down 7% on June 2007.
Total shipments - or producer disappearance - for DAP reached 803,000 short tons, down 6% on May 2008 but up 8% on June 2007. Increased DAP movement to ?xml:namespace>
Producer disappearance for MAP reached 316,000 short tons, down 46% on May 2008 and 16% on June 2007 levels.
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