Potash and phosphate: Year in Review 2016

By Kasia Patel
Published: Friday, 30 December 2016

A roundup of the year’s main events in the global potash and phosphate industry.

2016 was a tough year for fertilisers, categorised by overcapacity and low prices for potash and phosphate. A decrease in crop prices, refinancing in Brazil and El Nino weather patterns affecting the agricultural sector in India continued to force capacity cuts in fertiliser products.

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