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EU: Fertilizer Market 2022

Fertilizer Market Size in the EU

In 2021, the EU fertilizer market increased by 8.4% to $X, rising for the fifth consecutive year after two years of decline. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +1.7% over the period from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. As a result, consumption reached the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Fertilizer Production in the EU

In value terms, fertilizer production expanded modestly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production, however, saw a noticeable setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the production volume increased by 4.7%. The level of production peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, production remained at a lower figure.

Fertilizer Exports

Exports in the EU

In 2021, the amount of fertilizers exported in the European Union expanded remarkably to X tons, increasing by 6.4% compared with the previous year. In general, exports recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of 10%. As a result, the exports reached the peak of X tons. From 2018 to 2021, the growth of the exports failed to regain momentum.

In value terms, fertilizer exports soared to $X in 2021. Overall, exports, however, recorded a slight downturn. The level of export peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

In 2021, the Netherlands (X tons), Belgium (X tons) and Germany (X tons) represented the major exporter of fertilizers in the European Union, making up 52% of total export. Lithuania (X tons) ranks next in terms of the total exports with an 8.5% share, followed by Poland (7.7%) and Spain (5.7%). Slovakia (X tons), France (X tons), Bulgaria (X tons), Italy (X tons), Finland (X tons), the Czech Republic (X tons) and Austria (X tons) took a minor share of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Belgium (with a CAGR of +6.4%), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the Netherlands ($X), Belgium ($X) and Germany ($X) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021, with a combined 49% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Lithuania, Poland, Spain, Slovakia, Italy, France, Bulgaria, Finland, the Czech Republic and Austria, which together accounted for a further 39%.

Among the main exporting countries, Slovakia, with a CAGR of +3.6%, recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the export price in the European Union amounted to $X per ton, picking up by 47% against the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, continues to indicate a slight curtailment. Over the period under review, the export prices reached the maximum at $X per ton in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, the export prices failed to regain momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Italy ($X per ton), while Austria ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the Netherlands (+1.4%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Fertilizer Imports

Imports in the EU

After two years of growth, purchases abroad of fertilizers decreased by -0.8% to X tons in 2021. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.7% over the period from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of 8.8% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum at X tons in 2020, and then dropped in the following year.

In value terms, fertilizer imports surged to $X in 2021. Total imports indicated a modest increase from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +1.2% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. As a result, imports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

The purchases of the twelve major importers of fertilizers, namely France, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Spain, the Netherlands, Romania, Italy, Hungary, Ireland, Lithuania and Denmark, represented more than two-thirds of total import.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the key importing countries, was attained by Romania (with a CAGR of +16.4%), while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, France ($X), Belgium ($X) and Spain ($X) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, with a combined 34% share of total imports. Poland, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania, Ireland, Hungary, Lithuania and Denmark lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 46%.

Romania, with a CAGR of +14.4%, saw the highest growth rate of the value of imports, among the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the import price in the European Union amounted to $X per ton, growing by 51% against the previous year. In general, the import price, however, recorded a slight decline. The level of import peaked at $X per ton in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Spain ($X per ton), while Belgium ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Spain (-0.2%), while the other leaders experienced a decline in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for fertilizers in the the EU?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were France, Spain and Poland, together comprising 40% of total consumption. These countries were followed by Germany, the Netherlands, Romania, Belgium, Italy, Ireland, Lithuania, Hungary, Austria and Finland, which together accounted for a further 46%.
What are the largest producers of fertilizers in the the EU?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were the Netherlands, Poland and Spain, with a combined 40% share of total production.
What are the leading exporters of fertilizers in the the EU?
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In value terms, the largest fertilizer supplying countries in the European Union were the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, together comprising 49% of total exports. Lithuania, Poland, Spain, Slovakia, Italy, France, Bulgaria, Finland, the Czech Republic and Austria lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 39%.
What are the leading importers of fertilizers in the the EU?
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In value terms, France, Belgium and Spain constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, together comprising 34% of total imports. Poland, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania, Ireland, Hungary, Lithuania and Denmark lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 46%.
What is the average export price for fertilizers in the the EU?
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The export price in the European Union stood at $355 per ton in 2021, growing by 47% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for fertilizers in the the EU?
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The import price in the European Union stood at $373 per ton in 2021, picking up by 51% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the fertilizer market in the EU. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2030.


Product coverage:
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• FCL 4023 -
• FCL 4001 -
• FCL 4002 -
• FCL 4003 -
• FCL 4006 -
• FCL 4016 -
• FCL 4021 -
• FCL 4014 -
• FCL 4022 -
• FCL 4027 -
• FCL 4024 -
• FCL 4008 -
• FCL 4012 -
• FCL 4013 -
• FCL 4018 -

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in the EU, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in the EU
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
REPORT DESCRIPTION
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCT

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2022
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2022
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Austria
• Belgium
• Bulgaria
• Croatia
• Cyprus
• Czech Republic
• Denmark
• Estonia
• Finland
• France
• Germany
• Greece
• Hungary
• Ireland
• Italy
• Latvia
• Lithuania
• Luxembourg
• Malta
• Netherlands
• Poland
• Portugal
• Romania
• Slovakia
• Slovenia
• Spain
• Sweden
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2022
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2022
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2022
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2012–2022
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