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Global Fertilizer Outlook - 4
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Dec 18, 2014 03:23 PM CST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (DTN) -- Global demand for nitrogen is strong, but challenges such as oversupply and geopolitical risk could darken skies for fertilizer producers, according to Alistair Wallace, senior consultant for nitrogen for CRU Fertilizers, based in London.

"More crop acres and increased application rates across the world have pushed total nitrogen fertilizer demand from 81 million metric tons in 2000 to 105 mmt in 2010, to 116 mmt in 2014," Wallace said. "It is expected to be 128 mmt by the year 2019."

Speaking at the 2014 Fertilizer Outlook and Technology Conference this fall in Savannah, Ga., Wallace said ...

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