Support The Moscow Times!

Acron H1 Output Up 6%

Acron said Tuesday that commercial production rose 6 percent in the first half to 2.92 million tons as demand from Asia increased and prices for soil nutrients gained.

Nitrogen fertilizer output climbed 9 percent from a year earlier to 1.24 million tons. Production of complex fertilizers, which include nitrogen, phosphate and potash, rose 7 percent to 1.29 million tons "on strong demand" from Asian countries.

Global prices for ammonium nitrate, a common type of nitrogen fertilizer, rose 43 percent in the first half of 2011 from a year earlier to $309 a ton. Prices for complex fertilizers advanced 33 percent to $417 a ton.


Read more

Independent journalism isn’t dead. You can help keep it alive.

The Moscow Times’ team of journalists has been first with the big stories on the coronavirus crisis in Russia since day one. Our exclusives and on-the-ground reporting are being read and shared by many high-profile journalists.

We wouldn’t be able to produce this crucial journalism without the support of our loyal readers. Please consider making a donation to The Moscow Times to help us continue covering this historic time in the world’s largest country.