Belarus’ potash fertilizer exports up 3% in 2018 to 6.612m tonnes

11.02.2019 09:07 / Belarus

MINSK – Belarus exported 6.612 million tonnes of potash fertilizers (in terms of 100% potassium chloride) in January-December 2018, up 3% year on year, the National Statistics Committee (Belstat) said in a report.

In value terms, potash exports grew 19% year on year in Jan-Dec 2018 to $3.021 billion.

The largest consumers of Belarusian potash in 2018 were Brazil – 1.134m tonnes (up 3% year on year) worth $600 million (up 26%); China – 739,813 tonnes (down 2%) worth $323.6 million (up 14%); India - 675,482 tonnes (down 8%) worth $286.7 million (up 3%).

 

 

 

 

 

The geography of Belarus’ potash exports in January-December 2018:

Country

Jan-Dec 2018

Quantity, tonnes

Jan-Dec 2018

Statistical value, USD million

2018 on 2017, % (quantity)

2018 on 2017, % (value)

Australia

68 305.4

34.5

190%

210%

Bangladesh

202 299.9

96.8

79%

92%

Belgium

140 935.5

65.3

94%

103%

Bulgaria

4 486.3

2.4

280%

303%

Brazil

1 134 998.3

600.0

103%

126%

Hungary

14 523.2

7.2

74%

80%

Vietnam

91 958.7

41.4

58%

62%

Guatemala

50 660.1

20.3

140%

166%

Greece

12 140.4

6.1

338%

353%

Dominican Republic

12 652.3

5.0

6021%

4550%

Zimbabwe

3 927.0

2.0

1049%

1072%

India

675 482.7

286.7

92%

103%

Indonesia

516 562.2

244.8

134%

159%

Ireland

4 410.0

2.5

63%

78%

Spain

4 678.8

2.6

25%

28%

Italy

50 585.4

26.1

93%

105%

Cameroon

23 179.8

10.2

105%

125%

China

739 813.5

323.6

98%

114%

Columbia

86 706.7

35.6

122%

143%

Korea

85 499.8

43.8

104%

117%

Costa Rica

34 789.3

15.1

250%

280%

Cote d'Ivoire

29 494.3

13.0

49%

60%

Kuwait

10 771.2

5.3

224%

234%

Lithuania

15 428.0

7.2

136%

142%

Malaysia

455 627.8

197.4

121%

135%

Mali

54 300.0

22.2

112%

132%

Morocco

176 589.7

65.1

137%

153%

Myanmar

10 048.5

5.1

117%

124%

Nigeria

67 089.8

27.9

164%

178%

Nicaragua

7 240.8

2.8

102%

108%

New Zealand

51 605.4

20.0

91%

98%

Norway

210 205.5

77.9

94%

108%

Pakistan

18 364.4

8.4

92%

98%

Paraguay

30 332.8

14.4

194%

202%

Peru

13 164.3

5.5

332%

436%

Poland

251 483.0

121.1

133%

150%

Russia

98 082.3

35.3

52%

56%

Romania

6 003.6

3.0

137%

146%

Senegal

8 689.8

3.8

82%

103%

USA

409 457.2

180.7

101%

125%

Thailand

189 658.5

92.8

153%

160%

Taiwan (China)

11 558.5

5.4

20%

24%

Turkey

85 077.4

36.9

99%

117%

Ukraine

71 268.5

30.6

159%

164%

Uruguay

13 811.8

5.5

21%

24%

Philippines

17 503.3

8.3

81%

93%

Croatia

22 597.8

11.2

229%

253%

Chile

4 537.5

2.2

90%

99%

Sweden

61 492.8

24.8

132%

156%

Sri Lanka

75 254.7

34.1

163%

181%

Ecuador

46 403.7

19.3

188%

205%

South Africa

31 827.7

12.8

156%

182%

Japan

24 390.7

11.7

81%

85%

TOTAL

6 612 179.8

3 021.2

103%

119%

Source: PrimePress
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