Global Demand

Key drivers leading to an increase in demand for the Potash Industry in 2050:
(OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate, 2012 Agricultural Investment Summit in London in July)

  • An increase of urban dwellers by 3 billion people
  • The world's cereal consumption to increase by 1 billion tonnes (~30% increase from 2011)
  • The world's mean consumption to increase by 200 million tonnes

 

Global Fertilizer Consumption in 2011
(Potash Corp., 2012)

  • China = 30%
  • India = 16%
  • North America = 14%
  • Latin America = 12%
  • Other Asia (excluding India and China) = 12%
     

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