Phosphate ’16: Fertecon predicts phosphate rock demand will grow annually
Published: Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Phosphate fertiliser feedstock demand is forecast to grow 1% annually but high-grade rock production is falling. This could further restrain supply if the EU passes regulation to reduce cadmium levels in fertiliser.
Phosphate rock demand is expected to grow 1% per annum,
reaching 235m tonnes by 2025, fertiliser consultancy Fertecon
forecast during the IM Global Phosphates
conference in Amsterdam on 28 November.
However, around 80% of global rock output is at below 68
bone phosphate of lime (BPL), or 31.1% of...