Fertilizer Market Size, Share, Growth | Forecast Report 2032

IMARC Group’s report titled “Fertilizer Market Report by Product Type (Chemical Fertilizer, Biofertilizers), Product (Straight Fertilizers, Complex Fertilizers), Product Form (Dry, Liquid), Crop Type (Grains and Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds, Fruits and Vegetables, Flowers and Ornamentals, and Others), and Region 2024-2032“. The global fertilizer market size reached US$ 176.4 Billion in 2023. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 236.9 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 3.2% during 2024-2032.

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Factors Affecting the Growth of the Fertilizer Industry:

Agricultural Practices:

Many modern agricultural practices involve intensive farming methods, which aim to maximize crop yields from a given area of land. To achieve this goal, farmers often rely on fertilizers to provide essential nutrients to their crops. This is driving the demand for fertilizers, especially in regions where intensive farming is prevalent. Crop rotation and diversification are common practices that help maintain soil health and reduce the risk of pests and diseases. Fertilizers are used to ensure that different crops receive the necessary nutrients, contributing to the overall health and productivity of the agricultural system.

Environmental Concerns:

One of the primary environmental concerns related to fertilizers is nutrient runoff, which can lead to water pollution and eutrophication in water bodies. To address this issue, there is a growing demand for precision farming techniques that allow for the precise application of fertilizers, minimizing runoff and reducing their environmental impact. Environmental awareness is leading to the development of eco-friendly fertilizers, such as slow-release and controlled-release fertilizers. These products release nutrients gradually, reducing the risk of nutrient leaching and making them more environmentally sustainable.

Technological Advancements:

Technology is enabling precision agriculture, which involves the use of global positioning system (GPS), sensors, and data analytics to optimize fertilizer application. Farmers can tailor the amount and timing of fertilizer based on specific field conditions, reducing waste and improving crop yields. The development of nutrient management software allows farmers to create customized fertilizer plans based on soil testing and crop requirements. This software optimizes nutrient use, minimizing excess fertilizer application and environmental impact. Remote sensing technologies and drones can monitor crop health and nutrient deficiencies in real-time.

Leading Companies Operating in the Global Fertilizer Industry:

  • CF Industries
  • Haifa Group
  • Indian Farmers Fertiliser Co-operative Limited (IFFCO)
  • Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL)
  • Nutrien Limited
  • Sociedad QuĂ­mica y Minera (SQM)
  • The Mosaic Company
  • Uralkali
  • Yara International

Fertilizer Market Report Segmentation:

By Product Type:

  • Chemical Fertilizer
  • Biofertilizers

Chemical fertilizer represented the largest segment due to its widespread use in conventional agriculture, providing essential nutrients in easily absorbable forms for various crops.

By Product:

  • Straight Fertilizers
    • Nitrogenous Fertilizers
      • Urea
      • Calcium Ammonium Nitrate
      • Ammonium Nitrate
      • Ammonium Sulfate
      • Anhydrous Ammonia
      • Others
    • Phosphatic Fertilizers
      • Mono-Ammonium Phosphate (MAP)
      • Di-Ammonium Phosphate (DAP)
      • Single Super Phosphate (SSP)
      • Triple Super Phosphate (TSP)
      • Others
    • Potash Fertilizers
      • Muriate of Potash (MoP)
      • Sulfate of Potash (SoP)
    • Secondary Macronutrient Fertilizers
      • Calcium Fertilizers
      • Magnesium Fertilizers
      • Sulfur Fertilizers
    • Micronutrient Fertilizers
      • Zinc
      • Manganese
      • Copper
      • Iron
      • Boron
      • Molybdenum
      • Others
    • Complex Fertilizers

Straight fertilizers accounted for the largest market share as they contain a single nutrient, which allows farmers to target specific nutrient deficiencies in their soils more precisely.

By Product Form:

  • Dry
  • Liquid

Dry exhibits a clear dominance in the market due to their easy storage, transportation, and handling, making them the preferred choice for both large-scale and small-scale agriculture.

By Crop Type:

  • Grains and Cereals
  • Pulses and Oilseeds
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Flowers and Ornamentals
  • Others

Grains and cereals hold the biggest market share as these staple crops have consistently high global demand, driving the need for fertilizers to enhance their yields.

Regional Insights:

  • North America: (United States, Canada)
  • Asia Pacific: (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Others)
  • Europe: (Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, Others)
  • Latin America: (Brazil, Mexico, Others)
  • Middle East and Africa

Asia Pacific enjoys the leading position in the fertilizer market on account of its vast agricultural sector, increasing population, and the need to meet food demand.

Global Fertilizer Market Trends:

There is a growing trend towards sustainable and eco-friendly fertilizers, driven by environmental concerns. Organic and slow-release fertilizers are gaining traction, as they reduce nutrient runoff and environmental impact.Precision agriculture technologies, including GPS-guided equipment and data analytics, are becoming more widespread. This trend allows farmers to optimize fertilizer use, reducing waste and improving crop yields.

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