According to China Customs statistics, in September 2019, China exported a total of 2.55 million tons of various fertilizers (including HS Chapter 28 ammonium chloride and potassium nitrate and HS Chapter 31 all chemical and mineral fertilizers). Among them, urea exported 550,000 tons, and diammonium phosphate exported 700,000 tons.
From January to September 2019, China exported a total of 20.69 million tons of various fertilizers, an increase of 22.0% year-on-year; the cumulative export value was 5.662 billion US dollars, an increase of 19.9%. The cumulative export of urea was 3.24 million tons, an increase of 188.4% year-on-year; the cumulative export of diammonium phosphate was 4.83 million tons, a decrease of 0.4% year-on-year.
In the month of September, it exported 130,790 tons of NPK compound fertilizer and 24,240 tons of potassium sulfate. From January to September, the cumulative export volumes of NPK ternary compound fertilizer and potassium sulphate were 773,700 tons and 279,100 tons, respectively.
China Fertilizer Import Data
In terms of imports, in September 2019, 1.11 million tons of various fertilizers were imported. Among them, potassium chloride and NPK ternary compound fertilizers imported 150,000 tons and 950,000 tons respectively.
From January to September, the total import of potassium chloride was 7.7 million tons, up 38.4% year-on-year; the total import of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium ternary compound fertilizer was 1.09 million tons, a decrease of 0.7% year-on-year; the cumulative import of urea was 181,400. Ton.