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IFDC Fertilizer Market-Related Publication Descriptions Most of IFDC’s fertilizer market-related publications are available in both PDF and Excel format.

Regional Fertilizer Situation Reports -- (All available in PDF and Excel) North America (34 tables/51 charts) Latin America (34 tables/34 charts) Western Europe (34 tables/34 charts)

Central Europe (42 tables/55 charts) Eurasia (34 tab/43 charts) Asia (35 tables/40 charts)

China (45 tables/13 charts) Africa (30 tables/48 charts)

The Regional Fertilizer Situation Reports Include Graphs and Tables Illustrating Fertilizer Trends Including These: World Fertilizer Production, Consumption & Share by Region Fertilizer Capacity Tables by Country Regional Fertilizer Surplus/Deficit by Nutrient Projected Nutrient Supply and Consumption Fertilizer Consumption per ha of Arable Land by Country Historical Fertilizer Pricing Nutrient Production, Consumption, and Trade by Country Cereal Crop Production, Acreage, and Yields by Country Fertilizer Use by Crop by Country Other Regional Statistics

Global and Regional Data on Fertilizer Production and Consumption (Available in PDF and Excel) – Tables and graphs of FAO data by region, developed countries, developing countries and market type for each year from 1961/62 forward.

North America Fertilizer Capacity (Available in PDF and Excel) – Compiled by IFDC, this publication includes data for ammonia, nitric acid, urea, ammonium nitrate, ammonium sulfate, nitrogen solutions, phosphate rock, wet-process phosphoric acid, superphosphoric acid, ammonium phosphates, normal superphosphate, concentrated superphosphate, upgraded phosphoric acids, elemental phosphorous, potassium sulfate, sulfate of potash/magnesia, muriate of potash, potassium nitrate and NPK granulation plants for Canada, Mexico, Trinidad and the United States. Entries include company name, plant location, plant status, each company’s percent of total capacity and each plant’s nameplate capacity for six years and indefinite. (39 pages)

Worldwide Fertilizer Capacity Listings by Plant (Available in PDF and Excel) – These reports are based on IFDC surveys, company press releases and published reports of capacity. Individual company data is presented in tabular form by country and by region. Entries include company name, plant location, plant status and nameplate capacity for eight years and indefinite. Worldwide tables present data by country and region. Capacity listings are available for the following products: Ammonia (~50 pages) Phosphoric Acid (~40 pages) DAP/MAP (~20 pages) Potash (Pot. Chloride, Urea (~40 pages) Sulfuric Acid (~31 pages) NPK (~30 pages) Sulfate, Nitrate) (~40 pages) AN/CAN (~30 pages)

A Guide to Fertilizer Products for Traders (Available in PDF) – This report contains basic, non-technical information about the agronomic and physical advantages and disadvantages of materials ammonia, AN, urea, AS, CAN, phosphate rock, SSP, TSP, MAP, DAP, nitrophosphates, MOP and potassium sulfate. (20 pages)

Fertilizer Manual – The fertilizer manual is a 1998 update of the IFDC/UNIDO Fertilizer Manual previously published in December 1979. The 609-page manual is a comprehensive reference of almost all facets of the fertilizer industry. Its 22 chapters include topics on General Concepts, Role of Fertilizers, Status of the Industry, Outlook, Raw Materials and Reserves, Ammonia Production, Ammonia Transportation and Storage, Nitric Acid, Urea, Liquids and Solutions, Sulfuric and Phosphoric Acid, Phosphoric Acid Derivatives, Nitrophosphates, Other Phosphates, Potash, Compounds, Micronutrients, Properties, Environmental Factors, Planning, Economics and Challenges. Depending on the topic, some chapters are detailed and technical; others are much less so. For More Information Phone 256-381-6600: Janice Berry, x 299, or Linda Walsh, x 347,

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Total Dollars (U.S.)

Regional Fertilizer Situation Reports Africa Fertilizer Situation (FSR-1)

Mar 10

Asia Fertilizer Situation (FSR-2)

Mar 11

Latin America Fertilizer Situation (FSR-3)

Jan 10

Central Europe Fertilizer Situation (FSR-6)

Jan 09

Western Europe Fertilizer Situation (FSR-18)

Feb 10

Eurasia Fertilizer Situation (FSR-19)

Jul 10

North America Fertilizer Situation (FSR-20)

Mar 10

China Fertilizer Situation (FSR-21)

Sep 09

Global and Regional Data on Fertilizer Production and Consumption, 1961/62 - 2008/09 (FSR-16)

Sep 10

North America and Worldwide Fertilizer Capacity Listings by Plant North America Fertilizer Capacity (FSR-5)

Mar 11

Worldwide Urea Capacity Listing by Plant (FSR-7)

Mar 11

Worldwide DAP and MAP Capacity Listing by Plant (FSR-8)

Mar 11

Worldwide Potash Capacity Listing by Plant (FSR-9)

Mar 11

Worldwide Ammonia Capacity Listing by Plant (FSR-10)

Mar 11

Worldwide Am Nitrate / Calcium Am Nitrate Capacity Listing by Plant (FSR-14)

Mar 11

Worldwide NPK Capacity Listing by Plant (FSR-22)

Mar 11

Worldwide Phosphoric Acid Capacity Listing by Plant (FSR-23)

Mar 11

Worldwide Sulfuric Acid Capacity Listing by Plant (FSR-24)

Mar 11

Other IFDC Market-Related or Technical Publications A Guide to Fertilizer Products for Traders (FSR-12) Fertilizer Manual (R-11)

[NOTE: The price of the manual is $95.]

1999 1998

Not available Paper Format Only

Total Cost (U.S. Dollars) of Publications Ordered IFDC is a nonprofit organization. Report charges cover preparation, printing and ordinary shipping and handling costs. If a report has been updated since the date of last revision shown above, you will automatically receive the later edition. Prices subject to change.

Form Updated 3/23/2011

Fertilizer Report Descriptions  

Fertilizer Report Descriptions