Fertilizer imports into the United States by type 2012

Fertilizer imports into the U.S. in 2012, by major types (in tons)

Fertilizer imports into the United States by type 2012 This statistic describes worldwide imports of selected major types of fertilizers into the U.S. in 2012. Potassium muriate, a straight potash fertilizer, imports totaled 9.2 million tons 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.
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Fertilizer imports into the U.S. in 2012, by major types (in tons)

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Import in tons
Ammonium nitrate (solid)938,283
Ammonium sulfate274,619
Anhydrous ammonia6,938,744
Aqua ammonia96,517
Calcium nitrate42,494
Chemical mixtures218,463
Concentrated super230,240
Diammonium phosphate (DAP)101,105
Monammonium phosphate (MAP)546,707
Nitrogen solutions3,286,246
Normal super1,595
Other nitrogen fertilizers462,436
Phosphate rock2,819,510
Phosphoric acid, superphosphoric5,527
Phosphoric acid, wet process2,253
Potassium muriate9,215,293
Potassium nitrate175,416
Potassium sulfate118,082
Potassium-sodium nitrate583
Sodium nitrate164,132
Sulfur2,259,686
Urea (solid)7,654,464
Import in tons
Ammonium nitrate (solid)938,283
Ammonium sulfate274,619
Anhydrous ammonia6,938,744
Aqua ammonia96,517
Calcium nitrate42,494
Chemical mixtures218,463
Concentrated super230,240
Diammonium phosphate (DAP)101,105
Monammonium phosphate (MAP)546,707
Nitrogen solutions3,286,246
Normal super1,595
Other nitrogen fertilizers462,436
Phosphate rock2,819,510
Phosphoric acid, superphosphoric5,527
Phosphoric acid, wet process2,253
Potassium muriate9,215,293
Potassium nitrate175,416
Potassium sulfate118,082
Potassium-sodium nitrate583
Sodium nitrate164,132
Sulfur2,259,686
Urea (solid)7,654,464
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This statistic describes worldwide imports of selected major types of fertilizers into the U.S. in 2012. Potassium muriate, a straight potash fertilizer, imports totaled 9.2 million tons 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.
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