DTN Fertilizer Outlook
Ken Johnson DTN Fertilizer Columnist
Wed Mar 5, 2014 11:07 AM CST


World ammonia market wholesale prices moved higher through the month of February, rising from $412-$415 per metric ton early to $450 late. (All prices in this column are wholesale.) Disrupted supply out of North Africa contributed to the overall market tightness. The Yara/Lifeco plant in Libya remains down after an invasion by a local militia. The Sorfert, Algeria, plant continues to suffer from export license issues which have not yet been fully resolved. The Fertial, Algeria, plant output is affected by uneven gas availability and the EBIC, Egypt, plant was unable to return to normal operating rates due to ...

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