Introduction and Global Scenario
Fertiliser is generally defined as "any material, organic or inorganic, natural or synthetic, which supplies one or more of the chemical elements required for the plant growth"
Historically, the global fertilizer industry has been influenced by changing and often interrelated factors such as population, commodity prices, Government policies, economic growth and agriculture production. The run-up in the price of fertilizer, which reached a peak along with most agricultural commodities in late 2007, proved that companies can make money/profits gave a taste of the money to be made by feeding the world. However, in 2008, due to the deepening of credit crisis and global economic downturn the global fertilizer market experienced a period of volatility. However, supported by a number of factors like continued population growth, rising income, diet diversification, increasing biofuel production and increasing recycling of organic nutrients, the demand and consumption of fertilizers is anticipated to inflate in the years to come. The report entitled 'Global Fertilizer Industry - Trend Analysis' provides a detailed overview and a succinct, but deep dive analysis of the current status and overall growth of the global fertilizer sector. The report focuses on the recent changes in the global fertilizer industry, post international economic downtrend. The report provides an insight into the behavior of prominent value chain determinants of the fertilizer industry like production, consumption, and demand/supply scenario; substantiating key findings with necessary statistics. The information available in the report is expected to enable the target audience in understanding the contemporary industry scenario. Besides this, the report also provides information regarding the M&A scenario in the industry along with the future growth prospects of new entrants in the sector. At RIS Research, we believe that the regulatory environment plays...