China to import 13.65m tonnes of fertilizers in 2014

11 October 2013 09:29  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China plans to import 13.65m tonnes of fertilizer products next year, unchanged from its 2013 target, the country’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said on Friday.

Accounting for the bulk or 51% of the total imports next year would be diammonium phosphate (DAP) at 6.9m tonnes, it said.

Nitrogen phosphorous potassium (NPK) imports were set at 3.45m tonnes, while urea imports would be 3.3m tonnes, the MOC said.

State trading firms are given the quota to import 2.97m tonnes of urea, 3.52m tonnes of DAP, and 1.76m tonnes of NPK.

Non-state trading firms on the other hand, can import 330,000 tonnes of urea, 3.38m tonnes of DAP, and 1.69m tonnes of NPK, according to the ministry.

By: Dolly Wu
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