Brazil plans fertiliser autonomy

By Alex Feytis
Published: Tuesday, 01 December 2009

Brazil targets 2013 to boost phosphate output and become fertiliser self-sufficient

Edison Lobão, Brazil’s minister of mines and energy, revealed to IM that he wants the country to become fertiliser self-sufficient by 2013.


“We are big consumers of fertilisers and import 60% of our domestic demand. This is very uncomfortable for the country,”...

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