Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
Production and Sales/ consumption of Fertilisers comfortable
22 JUL 2020 3:27PM by PIB Delhi
Production and movement of fertilizers comfortable across the country. 2019-20 record high urea production of 244.55 LMT as compared to 240 LMT during 2018-19. While sales / consumption of Urea have reached 336.97 LMT as compared to 320.20 LMT of the previous year i.e. 2018-19.
Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Shri DV Sadananda Gowda has said despite the spread Covid 19 pandemic, production and movement of fertilizers remain comfortable across the country. There will be no scarcity of fertilizers this year also. He added that during April to June 2020, total fertilizers production touched 101.15 LMT which is 2.79% higher than the corresponding period of last year. Urea production during the same period touch 60.38 LMT which is 8.40% higher than the corresponding period of last year.
Sales / consumption of different fertilizers substantially increased during 2019-20 as compared to 2018-19.
Urea increase by 5.29%
DAP increase by 15.67%
MOP increase by 3.45%
NPKS increase by 9.95%
A comparative statement showing DBT sales during 2018-19 and 2019-20 is shown the graph.
Sales / consumption of different fertilizers has substantially increased during Kharif 2020 as compared to Kharif 2019.
Urea increase by 63.07%
DAP increase by 108.72%
MOP increase by 62.78%
NPKS increase by 124.71%
A comparative statement showing DBT sales for Kharif 2020 (as on 25.05.2020) vis-a-vis Kharif 2019 (25.05.2019) is shown in the graph.
Sales / consumption of different fertilizers has substantially increased during Rabi 2019-20 as compared to Rabi 2018-19.
Urea increase by 10.64%
DAP increase by 31.65%
MOP increase by 25.41%
NPKS increase by 28.81%
A comparative statement showing DBT sales for Rabi 2019-20 vis-à-vis Rabi 2018-19 is given in the graph.
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