Fertilizer Markets and Finance

On this blog I publish posts & news about what's new in the fertilizer industry and how it's markets are affected by geopolitical developments, environmental changes and monetary policies. I also focus on how farmers are affected by government decisions, and economic fundamentals of the market place. I am passionate about agriculture in Trinidad and write about problems farmers face in the agriculture industry especially in rural areas. Thanks for viewing.

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Fertiliser and specialty chemicals firm Israel Chemicals (ICL) reported better than expected first-quarter results on Wednesday, and said demand for fertilisers picked up in the second quarter.

"From the beginning of the second quarter there has been a re-awakening of demand in the fertiliser market," the world’s sixth-largest producer of potash said on Wednesday.

ICL noted that at the end of the first quarter it signed contracts with Chinese importers for the shipment of 670,000 tonnes of potash in the first half of 2012. 

"Given this contract and decreased inventories in the global supply channels, coupled with strong farming fundamentals, this should result in improved demand in the second quarter," Citi analyst Andrew Benson said.

Read more at Reuters