Russia: Uralchem´s New Fertilizer Terminal in Riga

Russia’s Uralchem, the second largest ammonium nitrate producer in the world, has put together a j-v with Riga Commercial Port, also known as Riga Fertilizer Terminal, to construct a fertilizer terminal in the port of Riga. The terminal will have an annual capacity of 2 million tonnes and the project will take 15 months to complete. Uralchem has capacities for the production of 2.5 million tonnes of ammonium nitrate, 2.2 million tonnes of ammonia, 0.8 million tonnes of complex fertilizers (NPK), 0.8 million tonnes of MAP and DAP and 0.5 million tonnes of urea  per year. The company, which owns fertilizer plants at Kirovo-Chepetsk, Berezniki and Voskresensk, produced in 2010 10% more fertilizers compared to the previous year reaching nearly 4.9 million tonnes.

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