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DTN Fertilizer Outlook
Ken Johnson DTN Fertilizer Columnist
Mon Aug 31, 2015 09:27 AM CDT

AMMONIA

World ammonia prices were flat through August with Yuzhnyy quoted at $380 to $395 per metric ton fob (free on board -- the buyer pays for transportation of the goods). (All prices in this column are wholesale.) In mid- and late-August, a number of plant turnarounds were announced in both FSU and Middle East facilities. FSU producers, who normally supply Yuzhnyy and Baltic exports, are having scheduled turnarounds which will keep supplies very thin. Turnarounds at several Saudi Arabian plants are scheduled as well, and two North African (Algerian) plants are going down. While Indian demand remained active through ...

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