Total Fertilizer offtake during July, 2017 is 28.4 percent lower than July, 2016

National Fertilizer Development Centre today released Fertilizer off take data for the month of July.

Total Fertilizer Sales – July, 2017

  • Total Fertilizer sales during the month of July, 2017 were about 381 Thousand tonnes compared to 533 thousand tonnes during July, 2016 (28.4 percent lower than July, 2017).

Nutrients

  • Nitrogen Sales during July, 2017 were about 233 Thousand tonnes compared to July 2016 Nitrogen off take of 420; a decrease of 44.5 percent.
  • Phosphate Sales during July, 2017 were about 145 Thousand tonnes compared to July 2016 Nitrogen off take of 111; an increase of 29.8 percent.
  • Potash Sales during July, 2017 were about 3.6 Thousand tonnes compared to July 2016 Nitrogen off take of 1.6; an increase of 132.4 percent.

UREA & DAP

  • Urea Sales during July, 2017 were about 339 Thousand tonnes compared to July 2016 Nitrogen off take of 778; a decrease of 56.4 percent.

Note: The decrease in Urea sales for the year were down mainly due to delay in subsidy notification by Ministry of Finance.

  • DAP Sales during July, 2017 were about 283 Thousand tonnes compared to July 2016 Nitrogen off take of 199; an increase of 42.2 percent.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nutrient/

July

July

July

July

July

Per cent change in

Product

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2017 over 2016

Nitrogen

244

267

236

420

233

-44.5

Phosphate

45

76

47

111

145

29.8

Potash

1.5

1.9

0.9

1.6

3.6

132.4

Total

291

345

283

533

381

-28.4

Urea

466

487

447

778

339

-56.4

DAP

81

147

82

199

283

42.2

Source: National Fertilizer Development Centre

 

Total Fertilizer Sales – Kharif, 2017

  • Total Fertilizer sales during Kharif (Apr-July) 2017 were about 1570 Thousand tonnes compared to 1288 thousand tonnes during Kharif (Apr-July) 2017 (22 percent higher than July, 2017).

Nutrients

  • Nitrogen Sales during Kharif (Apr-July) 2017 were about 1236 thousand tonnes, an increase of 22 percent.
  • Phosphate Sales during Kharif (Apr-July) 2017 were about 322 thousand tonnes, an increase of 19.7 percent.
  • Potash Sales during Kharif (Apr-July) 2017 were about 12 thousand tonnes, an increase of 127.3 percent

UREA & DAP

  • Nitrogen Sales during Kharif (Apr-July) 2017 were about 2169 tonnes, an increase of 18.4 percent.
  • Nitrogen Sales during Kharif (Apr-July) 2017 were about 560 thousand tonnes, an increase of 236.6 percent.

 

 

Season

 

Nutrient

 

Total

Product

 

 

Nitrogen

Phosphate

Potash

Nutrients

Urea

DAP

Kharif 2016 (April- July 2016)

1013

269

5

1288

1832

453

Kharif 2017 (April -July 2017)

1236

322

12

1570

2169

560

Percent change

22.0

19.7

127.3

22.0

18.4

23.6

 

Total Fertilizer – Production and Imported Supplies July, 2017

  • Total Fertilizer production during July, 2017 was about 701 thousand tonnes.

Product Wise Break-up

  • Urea production was about 501 thousand tonnes; 71.5 percent of Total Production
  • DAP production was about 70 thousand tonnes
  • CAN production was about 54 thousand tonnes
  • NP production was about 61 thousand tonnes
  • SSP production was about 6 thousand tonnes
  • Various grads NPK production was about 501 thousand tonnes

Imported Supplies

Total Supplies Imported during the month amounted to 312 Thousand tonnes.

  • DAP imports were about 303 thousand tonnes
  • MOP imports were about 3 thousand tonnes
  • SAP imports were about 5.7 thousand tonnes

Description

Urea

DAP

NP

CAN

SSP

NPKs

SOP

MOP

MAP

AS

TSP

Total

Production

501

70

61

54

6

9

701

Percent share

71.5

10.0

8.7

7.7

0.8

1.3

100

Import

303

0.0

5.7

3

312

Export

95

95

 

 

Fertilizer Prices – Domestic & International

Domestic

During July, 2017 prices for Urea (Sona) increased by 0.1 percent whereas prices for other brands of Urea decreased by 0.5 percent.

Product

June, 2017

July, 2017

Percent change

Urea (Sona)

1323

1324

0.1

Urea (other)

1312

1305

-0.5

DAP

2598

2606

0.31

TSP

NP

1857

1870

0.70

SSP (Powdered)

SSP (Granular)

883

873

-1.1

CAN

1178

1175

-0.3

SOP

3778

3779

0.0

NPK

2536

2545

0.4

 

International

  • FOB bulk China urea price was quoted as USD 224-228/t during July, 2017.
  • Arabian Gulf prilled urea price ranged between US$ 200-205/t FOB.
  • DAP prices during July, 2017 in US Gulf were in the range of US $ 310-325/t FOB bulk, and US $ 335-340/t FOB in China market.
  • Ex-Karachi price of imported urea was in the range of Rs. 1422 to 1607 per 50 kg bag, while, Ex-Karachi price of DAP was in the range of Rs. 2297 to 2511 per 50 kg bag.

 

(US $ per M Tonnes)

(Rs. per bag)

Terms/Port

6th July

13th July

20th July

27th July

Ex-Karachi Price

(FOB)

(1st week)

(2nd week)

(3rd week)

(4th week)

of Imported Fertilizer

Urea

China

225-228

225-228

224-227

224-227

1581-1607

(Prilled Bulk)

(225-230)

(226-228)

(225-228)

(225-228)

(1588-1621)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arabian Gulf

200-205

200-205

200-205

200-205

1422-1455

(Prilled Bulk)

205-210

(205-210)

(200-205)

(200-205)

(1422-1488)

DAP

US Gulf*

310-312

310-312

313-320

317-325

2460-2511

(Bulk)

(307-315)

(308-313)

(311-313)

(310-311)

(2672-2736)

 

 

 

 

 

 

China

338-340

338-340

335-338

335-338

2297-2330

(Bulk)

(340-344)

(338-340)

(338-342)

(338-340)

(2539-2582)

MAP

Baltic

340-345

340-345

330-340

330-340

2457-2559

(Bulk)

(340-345)

(340-345)

(340-345)

(340-345)

(2525-2559)

TSP

Tunisia

280-285

280-285

280-285

280-285

2116-2150

(Bulk)

(280-285)

(280-285)

(280-285)

(280-285)

(2116-2150)

 

Posted on: 2017-08-25T14:22:00+05:00