This report forecasts US phosphate rock demand and mine production in metric tons to 2020. Total demand is segmented by market in terms of: diammonium phosphate (DAP) fertilizer, monoammounium phosphate (MAP) fertilizer, other fertilizers, animal feed, and other markets.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand, total mine production, and the various demand segments are provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, trade, global mine production, environmental and regulatory factors, and functions of phosphorous in plants. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each market segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing in the US industry. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 23-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.