Agrarians of Russia has acquired 11% of mineral fertilizers more than last year


According to the operational data of regional agricultural administrative bodies, from 1 January to 12 December 2016, agricultural producers acquired 2.7 million tonnes of active substance (hereinafter – D. V.) mineral fertilizers, which 267,5 thousand tonnes or 11% more than on the corresponding date in 2015

The accumulated resources of mineral fertilizers (taking into account balances in 2015) amount to 2.95 million tonnes, which is 321.7 thousand tonnes more than on the corresponding date in 2015.

The average price of the most popular forms of fertilizers, including VAT, packaging, transport and distribution costs compared to the same date in 2015 is as follows: for ammonium nitrate 13 683 thousand rubles per ton (-7%), urea – 18 691 thousand rubles per ton (-6%), potassium chloride is 15 thousand 540 roubles per tonne (+3%), azofoska – 21 291 thousand ruble per tonne (-5%), ammophos – 29 965 thousand rubles per ton (-5%).

According to agribusiness management bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the need for mineral fertilizers in 2016 for spring fieldwork is 2.6 million tonnes


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