26 November 2013 14:53 [Source: ICIS news]
The only group company that so far produces liquid UAN, Zaklady Azotowe Pulawy (ZAP), was encountering excellent and growing demand from farmers, it added.
Farmers, who are generally becoming more and more sophisticated in their requirements, appreciated the product because it raised crops' fertilizer absorption rates, Grupa Azoty, Europe's second largest fertilizer producer behind Norway's Yara International, said.
A drawback in marketing the product is that only large farms had the required storage and dispensing equipment for using liquid UAN, although large farms were becoming increasingly common in key sales regions for the group such as southern Poland, Grupa Azoty noted.
The next Grupa Azoty company to roll out an investment in liquid UAN is to be Zaklady Azotowe Kedzierzyn (ZAK), with construction of its plant to start next year.
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections