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Research and Markets: Fertilizer in South America Is Expected To Increase to a Value of $8.6 Billion by the End Of 2016


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Fertilizer in South America" report to their offering.

Fertilizer in South America industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2007-11, and forecast to 2016). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the South America fertilizer market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.


- The fertilizer market volume (measured in tonnes) is the annual agricultural consumption of manufactured fertilizer containing nutrients nitrogen (N), potash (K2O), and phosphates (P2O5). The market is valued at farmer's retail price, taking into account any applicable taxes and subsidized price reductions. The currency conversions used in this report have been calculated using constant 2011 annual average exchange rates.

- The South American fertilizer market had total revenue of $7 billion in 2011, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1% between 2007 and 2011.

- Market consumption volumes decreased with a CARC of -8% between 2007-2011, to reach a total of 11.1 million tonnes in 2011.

- The performance of the market is forecast to accelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 4.1% for the five-year period 2011 - 2016, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $8.6 billion by the end of 2016.

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Sector: Agrochemicals and Fertilisers

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