ICIS at AFA 2016

ICIS at AFA 2016

About ICIS at AFA  February 2– 4 2016

Come visit ICIS at the AFA 2016

ICIS is pleased to announce that it will be attending the 22nd AFA Annual Fertilizer Forum and Exhibition. With over 600 Senior Executives expected to attend, this event provides delegates  the opportunity to interact with key leaders in the fertilizer industry. Stop by and speak with ICIS Fertilizer Editor Deepika Thapliyal to learn more about ICIS market intelligence for the fertilizer industry.

The 2016 AFA Annual Meeting will be held 2-4 February in, Egypt.

22nd AFA Annual Intl Fertilizer Form & Exhibition

Latest news from ICIS editors at the conference


Meet the Team attending AFA

Deepika Thapliyal, Markets Editor

Deepika Thapliyal is a Fertilizer Markets Editor for Fertilizers at ICIS. She can be reached by email at Deepika.Thapliyal@icis.com

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Road to Morocco a rocky one for fertz producers ahead of IFA 2017

...from India and higher prices in Egypt lent some optimism to an otherwise lacklustre and weak urea market. The market for the most popular fertilizer looks... Fri, 19 May 2017

The calm before the storm of a record year for chemical M&A

...with the S&P 500 increasing 4.6% and the FTSE 100 increasing by 2.0%. US chemical companies did well, with the exception of fertilizer firms. The Young... Thu, 18 May 2017

PODCAST: Phosphates market heats up ahead of IFA conference

...editor Deepika Thapliyal about the latest developments in the phosphates market ahead of the International Fertilizer Association (IFA) conference in Morocco... Fri, 19 May 2017

Africa PE stable but buyers forecast lower prices, hold position

...experiencing some issues with obtaining physical cash, according to a source. Egypt is experiencing heated price competition from local producers. South... Thu, 18 May 2017

Slow growth likely to spur more M&A

...A among the biggest companies in the chemical industry, such as Bayer and Monsanto; ChemChina and Syngenta; and Dow Chemical and DuPont. Among fertilizer... Thu, 11 May 2017

INSIGHT: Persistent slow growth will encourage more chemicals M&A

...Bayer and Monsanto; China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina) and Syngenta; and Dow Chemical and DuPont. Among fertilizer companies, Agrium is merging with... Thu, 04 May 2017

Special Report on the Fertilizer markets

Special Report on the Fertilizer markets

This edition considers the effects of the deteriorating security situation in eastern Ukraine on the ammonia market, the changing flow of Chinese urea exports, the supply/demand balance in the sulphur market and why 2014 has so far been an unusual year for phosphates.


Free Market Intelligence

Global fertilizer trade-flow, production, consumption and price trend map

Global fertilizer trade-flow, production, consumption and price trend map

In partnership with the International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA), ICIS produces the global fertilizer trade flow map.

The map gives a geographic picture of the trade flows of fertilizer products between the major producing and importing countries in the world, as well as production and consumption data.

Fertilizer Market Outlook: Q2

Fertilizer Market Outlook: Q2

The ammonia market turns bullish heading into April 2014 as the tense geopolitical situation in the Black Sea spooked the market. The potash market appears to have reached a bottom with two major buyers, China and India, having finalized MOP contracts. The phosphates market is gearing up for the second quarter.

China’s low export tax window for phosphate fertilizers

China’s low export tax window for phosphate fertilizers

China’s low export tax window for phosphate fertilizers – MAP, DAP, TSP and NPKs – opened on 16 May, following weeks of discussions about business to India and Pakistan.

This briefing discusses the impact on the global market, such as North Africa, Europe, Middle East and South America.