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Date：Jul. 29, 2020 Category：Companies
Coromandel International Limited
CIL's total revenue rose to 32.22bn rupees ($430mn) in the quarter from Rs28.63bn in the previous quarter, and up by about 50pc from Rs21.42bn a year earlier.
Date：Jul. 15, 2020 Category：Markets
Expectations for this year's monsoon season have continued to propel sales. India's meteorological department raised its projections for the monsoon on 1 June t...
Date：Jul. 8, 2020 Category：Companies
Leading global commodity information service Argus has purchased Agritel, the expert provider of information, consulting and forecasting on agricultural and agr...
Date：Jul. 3, 2020 Category：Markets
Fertilizer sales hit 6.86mn t last month, up by 79pc on the year and the highest monthly figure since December, as buying ramped up for the June-September monso...
Date：Jul. 1, 2020 Category：Markets
The country's farmers have planted more than 31.56mn hectares (ha) (315,600km²) in the kharif sowing season as of 26 June, up from 15.45mn ha during the same p...
Date：Jun. 24, 2020 Category：Markets
Total fertilizer sales — urea, DAP, NPKs, MOP and SSP — have already surpassed June 2019 levels this month (see chart). Sales have hit 4.74mn t as of 22 June,...
Date：Jun. 18, 2020 Category：Markets
A trading firm is sourcing a 40,000t cargo for an Indian buyer, scheduled to ship on 15-20 July.
A freight enquiry is circulating to transport 40,000t of DAP...
Date：Jun. 11, 2020 Category：Markets
Sales under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) system were at 350,000t as of 9 June, latest provisional data show. DAP sales reached 646,000t in June last year. ...
Date：Jun. 4, 2020 Category：Markets
State-owned Indian fertilizer manufacturer and importer Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore (Fact) has delayed annual maintenance because of the coronavirus lo...
Date：Jun. 3, 2020 Category：Markets
Indian suppliers produced 325,000t of DAP last month, marking an uptick from 260,000t in April, latest provisional data show. The government's nationwide lockdo...
Date：Jun. 1, 2020 Category：Markets
The index, a weighted composite of DAP fob levels from the five largest export markets — the US, Russia, Saudi Arabia, China and Morocco — rose to 86.9 points...
Date：May. 26, 2020 Category：Markets
Fertilizer freight rates on certain routes have begun to rise following a steady slide since mid-March, adding to the pressure on some phosphates suppliers' fob...
Date：May. 22, 2020 Category：Markets
IFFCO has halted DAP and NPK production at its Paradip facility — which has a nameplate capacity of 1.5mn t/yr of DAP and 420,000 t/yr of NPK — since yesterda...
Date：May. 20, 2020 Category：Markets
India's phosphates fertilizer production hit an 18-month low in April in the wake of the Covid-19 lockdown. But DAP sales to consumers held up, buoyed by strong...
Date：Apr. 29, 2020 Category：Companies
CIL announced that it has partially commenced operations at its Visakhapatnam fertilizer unit and that its Kakinada facility is still running, according to a st...
Date：Apr. 24, 2020 Category：Markets
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Indian fertilizer production capacity has been widespread and met with either complete shutdowns or cuts in operating rat...
Date：Apr. 20, 2020 Category：Markets
Strong sales to India have allowed Chinese prilled urea suppliers to maintain fob prices this week, despite lower prices at competing origins.
But these supp...
Date：Apr. 16, 2020 Category：Companies
National Fertilizers Limited
Indian public-sector importer and producer National Fertilizers Limited (NFL) is working to ensure adequate supply of fertilizers to farmers during the country'...
Date：Apr. 15, 2020 Category：Markets
Indian state trading agency MMTC has called a purchase tender requesting long-term urea supply direct from producers.
The tender, on behalf of the Indian gov...
Date：Oct. 7, 2019 Category：Regulations
The US will not impose tariffs on nitrogen fertilizer imports from the EU after receiving approval from the World Trade Organization (WTO) to levy up to $7.5bn ...