Russia's fertilizer exports grow in January-November period

15 January 2013 14:10  [Source: ICIS news]

MOSCOW (ICIS)--Russia's overall exports of fertilizers were up in the January-November period, the country's customs agency said on Tuesday.

Russia's exports of nitrogen fertilizers were up 1.9% year on year in January-November at 10.28m tonnes, the Russian Federal Customs Service said. The export value was reported at $3.26bn (€2.45bn), an increase of 6.2% year on year, it said.

The country's potash exports during the period rose 18.6% year on year to 8.15m tonnes. The export value was $3.3bn, up 33% year on year, the agency added.

Russia's exports of mixed fertilizers amounted to 8m tonnes, an increase of 11.4% year on year. The export value was $3.7bn, 6.8% up year on year.

($1 = €0.75)

By: Sergei Blagov
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