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Phosphoric Acid

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary6
Summary 7
Americas 8
Europe 9
Middle East and Africa 9
China 9
Other Asia 9
Introduction10
Manufacturing processes12
General12
Manufacturing technology12
Sulfuric acid route12
Hydrochloric acid route14
Nitric acid route14
Raw materials15
Phosphate rock15
Sulfuric acid15
Other materials15
By-products16
Gypsum16
Fluorine16
Uranium16
Concentration17
Clarification17
Defluorination17
Refining (purification)18
Properties18
Regulations21
Detergents21
Food21
Feed22
Other22
Environmental issues23
Supply and demand by region24
World24
Producing companies25
Capacity and production25
Consumption27
Price29
Trade30
United States32
Producing companies32
Production capacity33
Salient statistics33
Production34
Consumption35
Fertilizer use36
Animal feeds36
Industrial uses36
Price37
Trade38
Canada40
Producing companies40
Salient statistics40
Consumption41
Price42
Mexico43
Producing companies43
Salient statistics43
Consumption44
Latin America45
Producing companies45
Production capacity47
Salient statistics47
Production48
Consumption49
Price49
Trade50
Western Europe51
Producing companies51
Production capacity53
Salient statistics54
Production55
Consumption57
Price59
Trade61
Central Europe62
Producing companies62
Production capacity64
Salient statistics65
Production66
Consumption68
Price69
Trade70
Eastern Europe71
Producing companies71
Production capacity73
Salient statistics74
Production75
Consumption77
Price78
Trade79
Middle East80
Producing companies80
Production capacity82
Salient statistics83
Production83
Consumption84
Price86
Trade86
Africa87
Producing companies87
Production capacity91
Salient statistics92
Production93
Consumption94
Price96
Trade96
China98
Producing companies98
Salient statistics 102
Production 103
Consumption 104
Fertilizer 105
DAP 105
MAP 105
TSP 105
Direct/other 106
Animal feeds 106
DCP 106
MCP 106
MDCP 106
Industrial and other 106
Direct PA use 107
STPP 107
Other sodium phosphates 107
Calcium phosphates 108
Potassium phosphate 108
Other 108
Price 108
Trade 109
Japan 111
Producing companies 111
Production capacity 111
Salient statistics 112
Consumption 113
Price 114
Trade 115
Southwest Asia 116
Producing companies 116
Production capacity 118
Salient statistics 119
Production 120
Consumption 121
Price 122
Trade 124
Southeast Asia and Northeast Asia 125
Producing companies 125
Production capacity 127
Salient statistics 127
Production 128
Consumption 129
Price 130
Trade 130
Oceania 132
Producing companies 132
Salient statistics 133
Consumption 133
Price 134
Trade 135
Additional resources 137
Revisions 138
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