Brazil plans fertiliser autonomy
Published: Tuesday, 01 December 2009
Brazil targets 2013 to boost phosphate output and become fertiliser self-sufficient
Lobão, Brazils 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