Ukraine increases fertilizers import

According to the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine, ammonia exports from Ukraine in January-July 2018 was 39,900 tons in the amount of $9.4 million, and imports was 241,000 tons in the amount of $72 million. Turkey remains a major buyer. The value of the goods shipped to this country amounted $4.5 million. Almost all goods were imported from Russia.

Nitrogen fertilizers exports was $62.6 million in the quantity of 326,300 tons, and imports was $177.4 million in the quantity of 850,600 tons. As in the case of ammonia, Turkey was the leading buyer. The value of shipped goods was $24.2 million. The main supplier remains Russia, where the goods in the amount of $33.4 million were purchased. Uzbekistan and Belarus are not very far. These countries have dispatched nitrogen fertilizers for $30.7 and $30.3 correspondingly.

About 42,200 tons for $8.8 million of phosphatic fertilizers were imported. About 62% were delivered from Poland.

Just 905 tons of potassium fertilizers for $217,000 was exported from Ukraine. Import amounted to 44,700 tons in the amount of $11.7 million. The main buyer was Lithuania, the seller – Belarus, which supplied fertilizers in the amount of $8.1 million.

Fertilizers containing two or three elements (NPK) were exported in the amount of $2.7 million in the quantity of 3,300 tons. Import was 1.051 million tons in the amount of $357.7 million. Moldova was a main buyer. Russia shipped fertilizers to Ukraine for $163.6 million.

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