DEC 2017

Fertilizers Market - United States Industry Analysis, Trends and Forecasts (2017 - 2022)

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Market Insights

Fertilizers play a major role in the development of plants by providing them required nutrients. The application of fertilizers to the crops helps in getting a higher yield. The US fertilizers market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of XX% during the forecasted period 2017-2022. The United States fertilizers market value is estimated to be USD XX in 2022 from USD 11.3 billion in 2016. The market in the US is expected to grow at a lower rate owing to market saturation.

The use of chemical fertilizers is causing health issues and hence, there is a huge demand for organic fertilizers in United States. Consumers are increasingly becoming health conscious and the demand for organic foods is increasing. The organic fertilizers and biofertilizers market is estimated to grow as a result of the increased demand for organic food products. 

Market Dynamics

The demand for fertilizers is highly dependent on the demand for food grains in the country. The arable land is declining and the demand for products is increasing, hence there is a need to increase productivity. The efficiency of the crop can be increased by using fertilizers. Hence, the demand for food grains is driving the growth of Untied States fertilizers market. The other factors that are driving the growth of the fertilizers market in US are the declining arable land and government incentives. The major restraints to the growth are the government regulations in the fertilizer industry. The other restraints are the volatile prices and growing environmental and health concerns towards the use of chemical fertilizers.

Market Segmentation


The nitrogenous products have the largest market share compared to the other products. The US fertilizer market is segmented based on the product type and application. On the basis of products, the market is segmented into synthetic fertilizers (nitrogen, urea, phosphate, and urea) and organic fertilizers (organic residues and bio fertilizers). By application type, the market is classified as crop-based and non-crop based.

Major Fertilizer companies in United States include:

  • Agrium
  • CF Industries
  • CVR partners LP
  • Koch fertilizers LLC
  • Potash Corp
  • Terra Nitrogen Company LP

Recent Industry Insights

“The United States is the largest importer of fertilizers in the world, with 50% of nitrogen and 85% of potash imported.”

Key Deliverables in the Study

  • Market analysis for the United States fertilizers market with competition analysis.
  • Market overview and identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the United States fertilizers market.
  • Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies and their market share, along with an analysis of their current strategic interests and financial information and strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market.

The report holds importance for the following stakeholders-

  • Producers and manufacturers
  • Agricultural input companies
  • Enterprises operating in the industry
  • Traders and stakeholders operating in the sector
  • Investors/research institutions interested in the market

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