The Market Prices, markets & analysis
The Market provides accurate, concise information about the fertilizer business worldwide and an analysis of short-term trends, plus key price quotes for all fertilizer commodities.
It is published weekly, in English and Spanish, with a daily supplement available to keep you informed on the latest news and price developments.
Use ICIS information to:
- Get the most comprehensive and accurate price assessments
- Understand price drivers and fluctuations
- Optimise contract negotiations
- Develop internal price formulas
The Market Overview Transcript
The market is a weekly report that covers all the main fertilizer products.
We write about finished products, which are: urea, ammonium nitrate, sulphate, UAN solution, diammonium and monoammonium phosphate, tripplesuperphosphate and NPKs.
We also cover the raw materials including ammonia, phosphate rock and phosphoric acid, muriate of potash, sulphate of potash and sulphur. We research the various markets thoroughly talking to over 100 people each week and we assess key reference prices according to strict methodologies. We have around 80 price assessments in the report. Our readers use them as a reference in their selling purchasing negotiations or to set contract prices.
The market is a widely distributed report across the industry worldwide and our subscribers include: producers, buyers, traders, financial intermediaries, banks companies that provide shipping and other services to the fertilizer industry.
Our readers use the market to make better-informed decisions for their businesses. The market can also provide daily updates to readers who need more immediate information.
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The Market fertilizer publication, published every Thursday, reports and analyses fertilizer sales, prices and news from the previous seven days. It covers all the fertilizer types – nitrogen, phosphates, ammonia, sulphur and potash.
The Market is a well established market report and is best known for its authoritative, reliable yet concise coverage of the international fertilizer markets. Not only does the report cover what business that has been done, it also looks forward, analysing supply and demand scenarios and predicting where the market will be heading over the medium term.
The core editorial team is based in London with editorial resources in Japan, Singapore, Russia and North America.
Complementing The Market, ICIS also produces a daily update which provides the key business concluded over the last 24 hours.
Rising crop commodity prices and growing demand for food spurred by a growing and increasingly discerning global population means greater demand for fertilizers and there has never been a better time to be fully informed of what is happening in one of the largest and most dynamic market sectors in the world.
The Market is published every Thursday. It reports and analyses fertilizer sales, prices and news from the previous seven days covering all key fertilizer commodities in a single report.
In addition to price assessments, the report also gives the short-term trend and analyses the supply and demand scenarios.
A daily report is also produced to supplement the weekly publication. It focuses on the key business concluded over the last 24 hours.
The Market report is trusted by key market participants and is known for its authoritative, reliable yet concise coverage of the international fertilizer markets
- All fertilizers products included in one report, allowing easy access to the information you need on urea, phosphates, potash, nitrogen, ammonia and sulphur
- Features over 77 key price quotes which are widely used by industry participants in contract price negotiations
- Information is compiled by talking to over 100 contacts every week to give the most accurate information
ICIS collates pricing data on a wide range of fertilizer products. Our extensive experience in price reporting means we can offer you access to historical data dating back more than 20 years for certain commodities.
Our pricing data enables you to build and model trends, to get a view of where markets might be heading. The data service includes charting functionality, allowing you to chart and download multiple data series for manipulation in your own internal models. You can also export data to Excel via the ICIS dashboard service.
ICIS price assessments are based on information gathered from a wide cross-section of the market, comprising consumers, producers, traders and distributors from more than 250 reporters world-wide. Confirmed deals, verified by both buyer and seller, provide the foundation of our price assessments.
Our in-depth market knowledge drives our specialist focus, as we recognise the importance of individual market dynamics and not a one-size-fits-all approach.
Over 25 years of reporting on key chemicals markets, including The Market, has brought global recognition of our methodology as being unbiased, authoritative and rigorous in preserving our editorial integrity. Our global network of reporters in Houston, London, Singapore, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Mumbai, Perth and Moscow ensures unrivalled coverage of established and emerging markets.