List of the largest fertilizer manufacturers

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The list of the largest fertilizer manufacturers sorts the manufacturers of fertilizers according to their production capacities or their dollar sales.

The market for potash salt is dominated by an oligopoly of Canpotex (Nutrien, Mosaic), Belaruskali and Uralkali .

According to production capacity

N = nitrogen fertilizer, P = phosphate fertilizer, K = potash salt:

rank company country Production capacity

in million t per year

1 Nutrien CanadaCanada Canada 34 N, P, K
2 Mosaic United StatesUnited States United States 23 N, P, K
3 Uralkali RussiaRussia Russia 14th K
4th Belaruskali BelarusBelarus Belarus 13.5 K
5 OCP MoroccoMorocco Morocco 12 P
6th CF Industries United StatesUnited States United States 9.5 N
7th Yara NorwayNorway Norway 9 N, P
8th Maʿaden Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 5.5 N, P
9 K + S GermanyGermany Germany 5.5 K
10 ICL IsraelIsrael Israel 5 P, K

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Alistair MacDonald, How a Potash Cartel Collapsed. In: Wall Street Journal . December 14, 2015, accessed July 29, 2016 .
  2. EuroChem Annual Report 2015 , p. 14, based on figures from Fertecon
  3. Nutrien: Fact Book 2018