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Specialty Fertilizers Market by Type (Monoammonium Phosphate, Monopotassiun phosphate, Potassium Nitrate, Potassium Chloride, Potassium Sulfate, Urea, UAN, and Others), by Crop Type & by Region - Global Trends & Forecast to 2020

Specialty Fertilizers Market by Type (Monoammonium Phosphate, Monopotassiun phosphate, Potassium Nitrate, Potassium Chloride, Potassium Sulfate, Urea, UAN, and Others), by Crop Type & by Region - Global Trends & Forecast to 2020

Specialty fertilizers such as slow/controlled-release fertilizers and water-soluble fertilizers are also known as enhanced efficiency fertilizers. These fertilizers release nutrients slowly or gradually into the soil at a pre-determined time and rate. Specialty fertilizers are gaining importance due to the global awareness regarding sustainable agriculture, which demands step-by-step reduction in the cost of farming and meets environmental safety standards. These fertilizers are applied as topdressing or by soil mixing prior to sowing.

Reduced risk of fertilizer burn due to excess application, and economic benefits associated with labor savings and lesser quantity requirements are propelling market growth. Specialty fertilizers are also efficient in increasing nitrogen use efficiency with reduced environmental hazards. Although slow-release technology in fertilizers is not very new to the industry; the relative availability and production is low as compared to conventional fertilizers. Factors such as production complexities, dominance of conventional fertilizers, and subsidies on conventional fertilizers hamper growth of the specialty fertilizers market.

North America accounted for the largest share of the global specialty fertilizers market in 2014. However, in the forthcoming years, the market is projected to grow at the highest rate in the Asia-Pacific region, making it the fastest revenue-generating pocket.

Growing environmental concerns, rising demand for food, decreasing land availability, increasing health concerns, growing government support, and increasing private investments and venture funding to support new product developments are the key factors driving the growth of the specialty fertilizers market in developing regions.

The market is characterized by intense competition due to the presence of a large number of large- and small-scale firms. New product launches & development, expansions, investments, collaborations, acquisitions; agreements, partnerships, & joint ventures are the key strategies adopted by market players to ensure growth in the market. The market is dominated by players such as the Yara International ASA (Norway), Haifa Chemicals (Israel), Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (Chile), Sinochem Group (China), Agrium Inc. (Canada), The Mosaic Company (U.S.), and the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (Canada).

In this report, the global specialty fertilizers market is segmented into type, crop type, and region. The global specialty fertilizers market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.0% from 2015 to reach $19,885 million by 2020.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • MARKET SCOPE
      • PERIODIZATION CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • LIMITATIONS
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • FACTOR ANALYSIS
      • INTRODUCTION
      • DEMAND-SIDE ANALYSIS
      • SUPPLY-SIDE ANALYSIS
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
      • BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
      • TOP-DOWN APPROACH
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS & LIMITATIONS
      • ASSUMPTIONS
      • LIMITATIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2020 ($MILLION)
    • SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET, BY CROP TYPE
    • ASIA-PACIFIC: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET
    • LEADING MARKETS FOR SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS
    • U.S. ACCOUNTED FOR THE LARGEST SHARE IN THE SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET, 2014
    • LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS: BY REGION
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • EVOLUTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • BY TYPE
      • BY CROP TYPE
      • BY REGION
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
        • Table IMPACT OF KEY DRIVERS ON THE SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET
      • RESTRAINTS
        • Table IMPACT OF KEY RESTRAINTS ON THE SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET
      • OPPORTUNITIES
        • Table OPPORTUNITIES IN THE SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET
      • CHALLENGES
        • Table CHALLENGES TO THE SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET
      • BURNING ISSUE
        • Table ESTUARIES WITH THE PROBLEM OF EUTROPHICATION IN THE U.S.
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
    • SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS
      • PROMINENT COMPANIES
      • SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES
      • END USERS
      • KEY INFLUENCERS
    • INDUSTRY INSIGHTS
    • PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY
      • BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
      • THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
      • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
    • STRATEGIC BENCHMARKING
      • TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION & PRODUCT ENHANCEMENT
  • SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET, BY TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • ADVANTAGES OF SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS
        • Table SPECIALITY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • AMMONIUM NITRATE
      • Table AMMONIUM NITRATE: SPECIALITY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • UREA
      • Table UREA: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • UAN (30%)
      • Table UAN (30%): SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • PHOSPHORIC ACID
      • Table PHOSPHORIC ACID: SPECIALITY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • MONOAMMONIUM PHOSPHATE (MAP)
      • Table MONOAMMONIUM PHOSPHATE (MAP): SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • MONOPOTASSIUM PHOSPHATE (MKP)
      • Table MONOPOTASSIUM PHOSPHATE: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • POTASSIUM SULFATE
      • Table POTASSIUM SULFATE: SPECIALITY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • POTASSIUM CHLORIDE
      • Table POTASSIUM CHLORIDE: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • POTASASIUM NITRATE
      • Table POTASSIUM NITRATE: SPECIALITY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • OTHERS
      • Table OTHER SPECIALITY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
  • SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET, BY CROP TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table SPECIALITY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • CEREALS & OILSEEDS
      • Table SPECIALITY FERTILIZERS IN CEREALS & OILSEEDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • TURF & ORNAMENTALS
      • Table SPECIALITY FERTILIZERS IN TURF & ORNAMENTALS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • FRUITS & VEGETABLES
      • Table SPECIALITY FERTILIZERS IN FRUITS & VEGETABLES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • OTHER CROP TYPES
      • Table SPECIALITY FERTILIZERS IN OTHER CROP TYPES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
  • SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • U.S.
        • Table U.S.: FERTILIZERS CONSUMPTION TREND
        • Table U.S.: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table U.S.: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • CANADA
        • Table CANADA: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table CANADA: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • MEXICO
        • Table MEXICO: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table MEXICO: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • EUROPE
      • Table EUROPE: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • FRANCE
        • Table FRANCE: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table FRANCE: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • GERMANY
        • Table GERMANY: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table GERMANY: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • POLAND
        • Table POLAND: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table POLAND: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • U.K.
        • Table U.K.: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table U.K.: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • SPAIN
        • Table SPAIN: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table SPAIN: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • ITALY
        • Table ITALY: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table ITALY: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • REST OF EUROPE
        • Table REST OF EUROPE: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table REST OF EUROPE: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • CHINA
        • Table CHINA: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table CHINA: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • INDIA
        • Table INDIA: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table INDIA: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • AUSTRALIA
        • Table AUSTRALIA: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table AUSTRALIA: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • JAPAN
        • Table JAPAN: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table JAPAN: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • NEW ZEALAND
        • Table NEW ZEALAND: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table NEW ZEALAND: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • THAILAND
        • Table THAILAND: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table THAILAND: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • VIETNAM
        • Table VIETNAM: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table VIETNAM: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
        • Table REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • REST OF THE WORLD (ROW)
      • Table ROW: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table ROW: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table ROW: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • BRAZIL
        • Table BRAZIL: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table BRAZIL: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • ARGENTINA
        • Table ARGENTINA: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table ARGENTINA: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • SOUTH AFRICA
        • Table SOUTH AFRICA: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table SOUTH AFRICA: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • COLOMBIA
        • Table COLOMBIA: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table COLOMBIA: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • OTHERS ROW COUNTRIES
        • Table OTHERS ROW COUNTRIES: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table OTHERS ROW COUNTRIES: SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET SIZE, BY CROP TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • OVERVIEW
    • SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS MARKET: MARKET SHARE, BY KEY PLAYER
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATION & TRENDS
      • AGREEMENTS, PARTNERSHIPS & JOINT VENTURES
        • Table AGREEMENTS, PARTNERSHIPS & JOINT VENTURES, 2010-2015
      • MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
        • Table MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, 2010-2015
      • EXPANSIONS & INVESTMENTS
        • Table EXPANSIONS & INVESTMENTS, 2010-2015
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • INTRODUCTION
    • AGRIUM INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • HAIFA CHEMICALS LIMITED
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
    • ISRAEL CHEMICAL LIMITED
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
    • SOCIEDAD QUIMICA Y MINERA S.A.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • KEY STRATEGIES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • COROMANDEL INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • KEY STRATEGIES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • EUROCHEM GROUP
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
    • SINOCHEM GROUP
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • KEY STRATEGIES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • THE MOSAIC COMPANY
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • KEY STRATEGIES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
    • THE POTASH CORPORATION OF SASKATCHEWAN INC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
  • APPENDIX
    • INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • COMPANY DEVELOPMENTS
      • AGREEMENTS, PARTNERSHIPS & JOINT VENTURES
      • MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
      • EXPANSIONS & INVESTMENTS
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS

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