Where Are the Opportunities Ahead?
This report provides a highly-detailed and in-depth review of the chemistry, development and worldwide potential of slow and controlled, and other speciality fertilisers products for the future. It features the main companies involved, their strategic roles in delivering climate-smart agriculture, and provides product definitions and descriptions, as well as future growth forecasts.
Data for production, prices and market share forecasts are provided to 2025, demonstrating their significant future growth potential.
Policy decisions in China are driving the global growth of slow and controlled and other speciality fertilisers.
By 2024/25, the global market for slow and controlled fertilisers is expected to reach 7.5-million tonnes, valued at US$3 billion. China has experienced growth of 2.7-million tonnes, and it is expected to comprise 72% of the global market by 2025. This compares with the current four-million tonnes worldwide, valued at US$1.6 billion.
Regarding stabilised fertilisers (those incorporating nitrification or urease inhibitors), the 2015/2016 global market size is estimated at 10.25-million tonnes. Growth projections to 2025 are at 6.8% CAGR, amounting to a market size of 19.8-million tonnes. In 2025, North America is projected to be largest market with nine-million tonnes, followed by China with six-million tonnes.