Ukraine increases fertilizer production


In the first four months of this year, Ukraine increased fertilizer and ammonia production.

It is reported by the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.

In April, the ammonia production amounted to 107,625 tonnes. In January-April 2018, 402,614 tonnes of N product were released (17,8% more than last year). According to the state agency, at the end of April the balances of finished products amounted to 4,329 tonnes of N.

In April ammonium sulphate production totaled 5,2 ths tonnes, in January-April — 19,4 ths tonnes (9,6% more than last year).

The production of ammonium nitrate in April amounted to 16,4 ths tonnes, in January-April — 124.8 ths tonnes, which means an increase of 8,1%.

In April, 11,4 ths tonnes of ammonium nitrate and urea nitrogen were produced. During the first four months their output amounted to 28,4 ths tonnes of N — 12,3% more than last year.

If in January-April 2017 NPK-fertilizers were not produced, then in 2018 during this period 23,4 ths tonnes of fertilizers were produced. In April the production amounted to 17,4 ths tonnes.


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