Fertilizer imports into the United States by value and type 2012

This statistic describes imports of selected fertilizers into the U.S. in 2012, by value. Potassium muriate, a straight potash fertilizer, imports totaled around 3.47 billion U.S. dollars in 2012. The United States depends heavily on nitrogen and potash imports and is a net importer of these products. Trinidad and Canada supply a large amount of the United States' supply of nitrogen fertilizers, while Canada supplies a majority of potash fertilizers.

Fertilizer imports into the U.S. in 2012, by value and type

Imports in U.S. dollars
Ammonium nitrate (solid)251,160,833
Ammonium sulfate72,519,921
Anhydrous ammonia3,593,224,143
Aqua ammonia14,936,072
Calcium nitrate4,785,433
Chemical mixtures121,785,817
Concentrated super98,343,771
Diammonium phosphate (DAP)48,837,281
Monammonium phosphate (MAP)282,340,085
Nitrogen solutions877,224,364
Normal super328,557
Other nitrogen fertilizers72,941,441
Phosphate rock368,608,270
Phosphoric acid, superphosphoric2,532,906
Phosphoric acid, wet process534,045
Potassium muriate3,474,511,463
Potassium nitrate119,776,444
Potassium sulfate55,106,650
Potassium-sodium nitrate263,409
Sodium nitrate67,228,136
Urea (solid)3,210,608,858
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Release date

March 2013


United States

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