Phosphate fertilizers prices, markets & analysis

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The global phosphates markets are covered weekly by ICIS in The Market. The Market gives you the global view on the fertilizer market, and is tailored for the international fertilizers business. The commentary includes supply and demand trends, production news, shipping enquiries, fertilizer prices and price drivers and fluctuations.

Commodities covered in The Market include:

  • Ammonia
  • Nitrogen
  • Phosphates
  • Potash
  • Sulphur


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We offer the following global phosphates analysis and news coverage to keep you informed of factors and developments affecting prices in the Phosphates marketplace.

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    US tariffs against China to have limited impact on fertilizers

    LONDON (ICIS)--The US tariffs against China are not likely to have any major impact on the fertilizers market, even though the final list includes... Tue, 18 Sep 2018

    US to impose tariffs on $200bn worth of Chinese imports, may add more

    HOUSTON (ICIS)--The US will impose tariffs on $200bn worth of imports from China, many of which include plastics and petrochemicals, President Donald... Tue, 18 Sep 2018

    India's increase in MRP, rupee depreciation keep phosphates market on its toes

    LONDON (ICIS)--The phosphates market's activity this week was concentrated in India, where the rupee's depreciation is prompting domestic producer to... Fri, 14 Sep 2018

    India expected to stop urea imports by 2021 on rising domestic production

    LONDON (ICIS)--India is to stop urea imports by March 2021, down from current levels of 6m tonnes/year, as new domestic manufacturing capacity comes... Tue, 14 Aug 2018

    Corrected: Latest $200bn US tariff proposal includes many Chinese chems

    Correction: In the ICIS article headlined "Latest $200bn US tariff proposal includes many Chinese chems" dated 11 July 2018, polyolefins were... Wed, 11 Jul 2018

    ICIS Infographic: Major Phosphates supply/demand dynamics in Asia-Pacific

    ICIS Infographic: Major Phosphates supply/demand dynamics in Asia-Pacific

    The phosphates market has grown in the Asia-Pacific region in 2017, with new plants coming onstream and exports rising out of major regions.

    In this infographic, ICIS takes a look at the major producers in the region, hot spots of demand and new projects that will affect the market in the next three years.

    2016 Ammonia Loadings for African Nations

    2016 Ammonia Loadings for African Nations

    Africa is a leading importer of ammonia for use in downstream phosphates and nitrates production, as well as operations in the chemicals and mining sectors. While Algeria, Egypt and Libya all boast ammonia plants, not much material is exported from those countries to elsewhere on the continent, as this Infographic shows.

    Fertilizer Trends

    Fertilizer Trends

    Fertilizer trends, past and present, showing key benchmark prices and some of the major sea changing events that have happened across the fertilizer sector from IFA Sydney 2014 to IFA Marrakesh 2017.