Global Fertilizer Outlook - 8
Fri Jan 9, 2015 07:57 AM CST

BEIJING (DTN) -- Fertilizer production capacity is exceeding market demand in China, pushing market prices lower but also causing challenges for fertilizer producers.

"Fertilizer producers are struggling to survive," said Rongjian Sun, chairman of Beijing Zhongding Company, which produces and distributes fertilizer in China.

"China's fertilizer production capacity is reaching 131 million (metric) tons this year, while the market demand is only 74 million," Sun said, adding that extra productivity brings strong competition among producers and pushes the market price to a very low level.

"On the other ...

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