Kenya: New NPK factory

A new fertilizer factory was commissioned in the Eldoret town, Rift Valley Province in Kenya. The $1 billion factory will have an annual nameplate capacity of 150,000 metric tonnes of NPK and is expected to manufacture its first bag of fertilizer mid 2016. It is being set up by the Toyota Tsusho East Africa. World NPK capacity is estimated in some 100,000-120,000 tonnes product, and the main African producer is Egypt.