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The interest in Azerbaijani-made urea fertiliser is gradually
increasing around the world, Azernews reports.
After Brazil, Turkiye, Moldovia, Bulgaria, and India, Pakistan
is holding negotiations on purchasing urea fertiliser produced in
Azerbaijan. Pakistani local media circulate the news that the
country is facing a shortage of 200,000 metric tonnes of urea
fertiliser due to the closure of local fertilizer-producing plants.
Besides, the wheat sowing season increases the demand for urea
Pakistani local media read that for this purpose, the Ministry
of Industries and Production holds negotiations with Azerbaijan,
China, and Russia.
It is worth noting that since the price of natural gas increased
due to the Ukrainian war, many urea producers closed their plants.
It is not profitable for them to manufacture the fertiliser.
Russia, Canada, and China are the top three urea exporters in the
To recall, Azerbaijan commenced producing urea fertiliser in
2019. Sumgayit Carbomid Plant is the only producer in the country
with a capacity of 650–660 thousand tonnes. About 70 percent of the
production volume is intended for export.
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