Fertilizer deliveries in the Brazilian market in 2019 exceeded the volume registered in 2018 by 2.1%. There were 36.2 million tons, against 35.5 million in the previous year, according to data from the National Fertilizer Diffusion Association (Anda) . In December, the volume delivered reached 2.632 million tons, 11.1% above the one recorded in the same month of 2018. National production last year totaled 6.830 million tons, 16.4% less than a year earlier. In December, 592.4 thousand tons of fertilizers were produced, down 18.3% in the annual comparison. The country imported 7.3% more intermediate fertilizers in the last year, about 29.5 million, but in December the volume imported, 2.4 million tons, was 9.2% less than in the same month of 2018, according to Anda. At the end of 2019, fertilizer stocks in Brazil amounted to 6.6 million tons, 9.1% more than the one recorded a year earlier.
Source: Isto e Dinheiro / Global Fert