DTN Fertilizer Outlook
Ken Johnson DTN Fertilizer Columnist
Mon Sep 29, 2014 10:09 AM CDT


Issues on the supply side increased world ammonia prices through September. Yuzhnyy ammonia prices traded at $500-$510 per metric ton early and rose to $590 late. Production issues in Trinidad, Egypt, Libya, Australia, Indonesia, Ukraine and Russia are leading to limited supply. The issues are short gas supplies (Trinidad, Egypt), plant turnarounds (Russia, Australia), and political unrest (Russia, Libya, Ukraine). At month's end, producers were trying to raise prices even further, but buyers in the Far East were becoming reluctant to pay much higher prices, especially in light of softer demand in the near term. Some ammonia buyers in ...

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