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Updated to Q2 2019
Weak demand in the domestic and international markets has prompted at least one major producer – CF Industries – to schedule a turnaround at its Port Neal, Iowa facility, and other manufacturers may soon follow its lead. Alternatively, producers may look to export material to Asia Pacific via traders as the market is relatively tight. Trammo loaded a 25,000 tonne CF spot cargo from Louisiana in late March, albeit for discharge in west coast Mexico.
Yara and Mosaic settled the Tampa contract price for April down $20/tonne from the March settlement. The fall was in line with market expectations given the weak demand from the agricultural sector for the crucial spring application season. For April, demand was heard to have picked up in Kansas and Missouri, but remain subdued in many other key crop-growing states as unfavourable weather prevented farmers from performing field work.
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Ammonia is one of the main sources of nitrogen in fertilisers, as it contains 82% of nitrogen (N), which is essential for the life of plants. Ammonia (NH3) is produced through a chemical reaction (electrolysis).
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