Fertilizer Market Insights and Forecasting
Macro-economic factors create volatile conditions in global fertilizer markets. Navigate uncertainty using our current market information and price discovery tools, and medium- or long-term market outlooks, to make informed investment and planning decisions.
Key facts about the global fertilizer market
- Global fertilizer exports in 2020 totalled 224 million tonnes. Trade in fertilizer intermediates such as ammonia, sulphur and phosphate rock adds over 100 million tonnes to the traded numbers.
- Global demand for primary key fertilizers totalled 497 million tonnes in 2020.
- The value of primary fertilizer demand has doubled in 2021, from $115B to over $231B driven by demand factors such as the need for food security, and supply factors such as capacity and the increases in energy costs.
- Political instability, reflected in the imposition of tariffs and duties on trade and outright trading sanctions is causing additional uncertainty.
Our range of weekly price discovery Market Reports, monthly short term forecast Futures Reports and long-term forecast Outlook Reports provide subscribers with market intelligence, analysis and insights to navigate through turbulent market conditions, improving the decision taking in your organization.
Who we help
Changes in the macroeconomic landscape cause price sensitivity, making it difficult to trade at the right price and time. Spot opportunities and ensure you maximize profit by using accurate and timely price discovery and reporting on the latest deals and tenders available on the market.
Maintaining a steady flow of supply whilst also maintaining positive profit margins is crucial. Our reports offer a forward-view on potential disruptions to supply and demand helping you to mitigate risk, as well as advise procurement strategy with the latest prices published weekly.
A detailed understanding of long-term market trends is key to guiding strategic planning. Our in-depth markets analysis and price forecasting out to 2030 inform future investment opportunities, as well as help you mitigate risk exposure for your business.
Weekly and Bi-weekly Reports
Accurate price discovery across 150 key active price benchmarks as well as current information for global fertilizer markets across the core nutrients: Ammonia, Urea, Nitrates, Phosphates, Potash, Sulphur, Sulphuric Acid.
Monthly Futures Reports
Comprehensive analysis of short-term market developments, shipment lists, product cost analysis and short-term market outlook across the core nutrients: Ammonia, Urea, Nitrates, Phosphates and Sulphur.
Quarterly Market Reports
In-depth analysis of each market, detailing key projects and 10-year future forecasting for supply, demand, prices and costs across the core nutrients: Ammonia, Urea, Nitrates, Phosphates, Potash and Sulphur.
Chemical Economic Handbook
Comprehensive market overview with a five-year outlook of key industry drivers, producers, applications, trade, prices and supply/demand forecasts. Strategic analysis for over 250 chemical products and multiple value chains.
Specialty Chemicals Update Program
Detailed analysis of the global specialty chemicals industry. SCUP provides a strategic analysis of 38 specialty chemical businesses, including market drivers, key players, industry structure and dynamics, critical factors for success, and threats or opportunities.
Agribusiness Blogs & Analysis
Sr. Research Analyst, Potash Outlook, S&P Global Commodity Insights
Editor, Fertecon at S&P Global Commodity Insights
Principal Ammonia Analyst, Market Analysis and Strategy, S&P Global Commodity Insights
Research Analyst I, Agribusiness, S&P Global Commodity Insights
Director, Current Information Fertilizers, S&P Global Commodity Insights
Sulphur Analyst, S&P Global Commodity Insights
Associate Director, Phosphate and Potash, S&P Global Commodity Insights
Sr. Research Analyst, Fertilizers, S&P Global Commodity Insights