23 July 2008 11:40 [Source: ICIS news]
From January to June 2008, total urea exports were around 3.8m tonnes, over twice as much as the same period in 2007, when around 1.2m tonnes were exported.
However, June exports dropped substantially from May 2008, when more than 533,000 tonnes were exported, .
These figures showed that despite the 135% export tax,
With global urea prices rising sharply, Chinese tonnes continue to be traded internationally although to a lesser degree since the tax was introduced.
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