Index stable as market remains flat – Chinese product headed for Europe, US supports Egyptian prices

High US Gulf urea prices support higher netbacks for Egyptian product Chinese granular urea cargo expected for Europe – first ever major cargo due in Q3 Ammonia and ammonium nitrate prices supported by continued supply cutbacks Profercy’s World Nitrogen Index gained one point this week on the back of stable prilled urea prices in the…

Urea market flat – Nitrogen Index gains 1.82 this week, up 5.38 on beginning of the month

Index up 1.82 on modest gains for urea, UAN, AN and ammonium sulphate Brief market run up supported a 5.38 increase in the PWNI in June India purchases 300,000t of urea, further tenders expected shortly The PWNI reflects the flatness in the market, with firm prices in some markets offset by weaker prices elsewhere. The…

Urea market bearish ahead of IFA Conference in Sydney; Nitrogen Index 3 points away from 2013 low

Ahead of this year’s annual International Fertilizer Association conference in Sydney, the urea market remains bearish. With the Chinese low export tax window fast approaching, forward sales by traders have been concluded at ever lower numbers for July. A large volume of granular product has been sold into Turkey, while smaller volumes have been done…

Urea prices soften, ammonia remains firm – Nitrogen Index down 3 points

[blockquote author=”Profercy Nitrogen Report, 3rd April 2014“] The downward price trend continues…..while the level of inquiry has built slightly, it is insufficient to turn the price tide for suppliers. [/blockquote] The low end of Profercy’s price ranges fell by $5-9pt for all major urea export origins used in Profercy’s World Nitrogen Index. This includes Yuzhnyy prills,…