US September urea imports up by 46% year on year

09 November 2012 19:58  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US urea imports in September were up by 46% from the same month a year earlier, according to data made available by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) on Friday.

US urea imports rose to 872,622 tonnes in September from 597,141 tonnes in September 2011.

Imports rose in September mainly because of increased product from China and Oman.

September imports increased from 576,071 tonnes in August.

China at 128,160 tonnes was the major source of US urea imports, followed by Oman at 123,352 tonnes and Canada at 114,360 tonnes.

Other sources included Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Trinidad & Tobago, Qatar, Croatia and Bahrain.

By: Frank Zaworski
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