US April urea imports up by 27% month on month

08 June 2012 21:22  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US April urea imports were up by 27% from March, according to data released by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) on Friday.

US urea imports rose to 824,931 tonnes in April from 650,653 tonnes in March.

Imports rose in April mainly because of strong demand from the agricultural sector.

April imports also increased from 526,146 tonnes in the same month of 2011.

Canada at 196,863 tonnes was the major source of US urea imports, followed by Oman at 123,303 tonnes and Venezuela at 91,399 tonnes.

Other sources included Russia, Kuwait, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Trinidad and Tobago and Malaysia.

By: Frank Zaworski
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