Total shipments (in physical weight) reached 6.4 million tons. Leadership for the total supply of Russian farmers of all types of fertilizers maintained a Group of "FosAgro" with a share of 24.7%. The company in the first place and the volume of products sold through the stock exchange. On a share "FosAgro" in the first half accounted for 75% of the total exchange trading in mineral fertilizers.
According to the Ministry of agriculture of Russia, during the first six months of the year, member companies of the brine has secured more than 65% of the projected volume of purchase of fertilizers in the current year. Appreciation for the work of the industry in the first half gave the Minister of agriculture of Russia Dmitry Patrushev. At a meeting on crop production, which took place in early July in the nationwide field day, the Minister, in particular, noted that effective cooperation with the Russian Association of fertilizer producers allows to annually increase the amount of fertilizer. In 2019, Russian farmers purchased 3.5 million tons of fertilizers (in recalculation on 100% nutrients D. V.)
In June 2020, the Ministry of agriculture of Russia increased the forecast of acquisition of mineral fertilizers in Russia, 100 thousand tons to 3.8 million tons (D. V.). According to the Ministry, the application of mineral fertilizers increased from 48 kg/ha last year to 53 kg/ha in the current one. According to the plans of the Ministry, by 2025 the demand of Russian farmers for mineral fertilizers will increase to 8 million tonnes in D. V. Summing up the results of spring field works, first Deputy Minister of agriculture Dzhambulat Hatuov thanked the producers of mineral fertilizers for the reliable supply of Russian farmers. According to him, contributes to the growing demand and availability of fertilizers, which is supported by the Ministry of agriculture, regional authorities and agricultural producers of mineral fertilizers.
"Most importantly, this increase in the share of liquid complex fertilizers, effective in low lands and, in particular, in arid regions of the Russian Federation. We thank, of course, all our colleagues and partners for the supply of fertilizers", — concluded Dzhambulat Hatuov.
President leach, CEO of PhosAgro Andrey Guryev said: "Russian manufacturers of mineral fertilizers are reliable partners of the national agricultural sector, support of Russian producers of quality fertilizers is a strategic priority for our member companies brine. Purchases of mineral fertilizers were ahead of schedule the annual schedule. Due to the fact that deliveries to the Russian market are the priority tasks for the application of mineral fertilizers, formulated by the Ministry of agriculture were fully implemented.
Due to large investments in the development of production facilities and regional logistics infrastructure, this spring industry enterprises increased their production volume and maintained a high momentum supply to farmers liquid fertilizer for field work in conditions of deficiency of moisture in the key selhoznaloga". Growing current and future demand for fertilizers is ensured through large-scale investments in development and modernization of production capacities. Over the past 5 years investment companies brine exceeded 800 billion rubles. By the end of 2019, their volume more than in 2 times exceeded the average for the manufacturing industry.
The volume of planned investments for the coming years — about 1 trillion roubles. According to brine, in the first half of the Russian producers of mineral fertilizers increased the production of finished products by 3.2% to 26 million tonnes in physical weight. The greatest increase was in the group of NPK fertilizers — 7,4%, production of phosphate fertilizers increased by 3.2%, nitrogen 2.6%, potash 2%.
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