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Updated to Q1 2018
Ammonia volumes in the US during Q1 were fairly balanced and available at all points of distribution. However, retail movement was rather slow as the anticipated early start to spring had not occurred, and demand remained low overall for pre-plant needs. Outside of Trinidad having one major operation offline, domestic production or imports were not impacted during the quarter. Despite some logistic issues, seen due to high waters impacting on barge navigation, market sentiment suggests that plenty of ammonia is in place for spring once sowings get fully underway.
A lingering pattern of unfavourable weather left US farmers sidelined for much of Q1, with subsequent demand interest and buying levels considerably reduced. Unable to work wet fields or make applications due to freezing temperatures, not much new demand emerged and the applications that did take place were drawn from volumes that had been acquired earlier. Once the weather improves and planting begins, there is expected to be a surge in demand. However, given the delay, this uptick may tend towards secondary applications rather than pre-plant.
The US weekly ammonia report covers spot prices for the US Gulf (USG). A particular interest is the benchmark Tampa price for ammonia, which sets the tone for all US ammonia transactions.
To gather the information for the report, ICIS talks to a lot of people – distributors, producers, dealers and everyone in the ammonia distribution chain. The ammonia report is of interest to producers, distributors, dealers and everyone else along the distribution chain who requires an in-depth analysis of the ammonia market.
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