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Global Agricultural Chemicals Industry

  • January 2012
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  • Global Industry Analysts

The global outlook series on Agricultural Chemicals provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers an aerial view of the global industry, identifies major short to medium term market challenges, and growth drivers. Market discussions in the report are punctuated with fact-rich market data tables. Regional markets elaborated upon include United States, Canada, Japan, France, Germany, UK, Spain, China, India, and Brazil, among others. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 243 companies worldwide.

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Global Agricultural Chemicals Industry



1. OVERVIEW 1
Market Outlook 1
Factors Influencing the Agriculture Chemicals Sector 2
Current and Future Analysis 2
Table 1: World Recent Past, Current, and Future Analysis for
Agriculture Chemicals by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America, and
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015 3

Table 2: World 5-Year Perspective for Agriculture Chemicals
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin
America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011 and 2015 4
Fertilizer Demand in Developing Regions 5
Cyclical Affects on Agrochemicals Demand - A Major Concern 5
India and China Emerge as a Major Markets for Agricultural
Chemicals 5
E-Commerce Activity on the Rise 6
Impact of Genetic Engineering on Fertilizer Use 6
Chiral-based Agrochemicals Present Lucrative Opportunities 6
Genetically Modified Crops - A Major Threat to the
Agriculture Chemicals Industry 6
Environmental Concerns Call for Development of Bio-Insecticides 7
Analysis of Market Segments 7
Fertilizers 7
An Overview of the Global Fertilizer Market 7
Table 3: World Fertilizers Market (2010 and 2015): Percentage
Breakdown of Value Sales by Fertilizer Type - Nitrogen
fertilizers, Phosphorous Fertilizers, and Potassium
Fertilizers 8
Nitrogenous Fertilizers Retain Supremacy 8
Straight Nitrogen Fertilizers 9
Calcium Ammonium Nitrate 9
Ammonium Nitrate 9
Urea 9
Urea Ammonium Nitrate Solutions 9
Ammonium Sulphate 9
Calcium Nitrate 9
Anhydrous Ammonia 10
Phosphate Fertilizers 10
Straight Phosphate Fertilizers 10
Potash Fertilizers 10
Straight Potash Fertilizers 10
Multi-Nutrient Fertilizers 11
Compound Fertilizers 11
Complex Fertilizers 11
Slow Release Fertilizers 11
Blended Fertilizers 11
Pesticides / Crop Protection Chemicals 11
Herbicides Dominate the Global Crop Protection Chemicals
Market 12
Table 4: Global Crop Protection Chemicals Market (2010):
Percentage Share Breakdown for Market Segments -
Herbicides, Insecticides, Fungicides, and Others 12
Herbicides 12
Fungicides 13
Insecticides 13
Pharmaceutical and Agricultural Chemicals 13
Ammonia 13
Role of Natural Gas Prices 14
Environmental Analysis 14
Bio-Rational Pest Control 14
Environmental Considerations 14

2. MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS 15

3. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS 23

4. PRODUCT LAUNCHES 34


A REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 41

1. UNITED STATES 41
Overview 41
Table 5: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agriculture Chemicals Market with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015 41
Crop Protection Market and Barriers to Entry 42
Agrochemicals - A Review 42
Pesticides - The Key Sector 42
Gardening - An Emerging Sector 43
Agribiotech - Lucrative Prospects 43
Environmental Analysis 43

2. CANADA 44
Overview 44
Table 6: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agriculture Chemicals Market with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015 44

3. EUROPE 45
Market Scenario 45
Table 7: European Recent Past, Current, and Future Analysis
for Agriculture Chemicals by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2015 46

Table 8: European 5-Year Perspective for Agriculture
Chemicals by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and
Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2011 and 2015 47
Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC) 47

3a. GERMANY 48
Table 9: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agriculture Chemicals Market with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015 48

3b. FRANCE 49
Table 10: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agriculture Chemicals Market with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2015 49

3c. UNITED KINGDOM 50
Table 11: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agriculture Chemicals Market with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2015 50

3d. SPAIN 51
Table 12: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agriculture Chemicals Market with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015 51

3e. ITALY 52
Table 13: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agriculture Chemicals Market with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2015 52

3f. REST OF EUROPE 53
Table 14: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Agriculture Chemicals Market with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015 53

4. ASIA-PACIFIC 54
Overview 54
Table 15: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current, and Future
Analysis for Agriculture Chemicals by Geographic Region -
Japan, China, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2015 55

Table 16: Asia-Pacific 5-Year Perspective for Agriculture
Chemicals by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Japan, China, and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets for Years 2011 and 2015 56

4a. CHINA 57
China: A Hotspot of Activity 57
Table 17: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agriculture Chemicals Market with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015 58
CCPIA Launches Special Project for Benefit of Agriculture
Chemicals Industry 58
Market for Triazophos Growing 59
Chinese Government Imposes Ban on Ten Highly Toxic Pesticides 59
Segmental Review 59
Fertilizers 59
Table 18: Fertilizers Demand by Category in China:
Percentage Market Share for 2008 and 2010 for Nitrogenous,
Phosphate and Potash 60
Phosphate Fertilizers 60
Domestic Production Volumes Increase 60
Fused Calcium-Magnesium Phosphate and Super-Phosphate 61
Nitric Acid Phosphate 61
Potash Fertilizers 61
Urea 61
Pesticides - An Overview 62
Table 19: Chinese Pesticide Market (2010): Annual Revenues
for Top Ten Players (in US$ Million) 63
Chinese Insecticide Market in the Recent Past 63
Table 20: Chinese Pesticide Market (2010): Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Production for Herbicides, Fungicides,
Insecticides and others 63

4b. JAPAN 64
Table 21: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agriculture Chemicals Market with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2015 64
Distribution Channels 65

4c. INDIA 66
Agriculture in the Subcontinent 66
Indian Agriculture Chemicals Market Enjoys Buoyant Climate 66
Table 22: Indian Crop Protection Chemicals Market (2010):
Percentage Share Breakdown for Market Segments -
Insecticides, Fungicides, Herbicides and Others 66
Competitive Structure of the Agrochemical Sector 67
Pesticide - Challenges Faced 67
Fertilizer - A Key Segment 67

4d. INDONESIA 69
Overview 69
Table 23: Indonesian Agriculture Chemicals Market (2006 and
2010): Volume Consumption of Fertilizers, Insecticides,
Herbicides, Fungicides and Other Pesticides in Thousand
Metric Tons 70

Table 24: Indonesian Pesticides Market (2010): Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Insecticides, Herbicides,
Fungicides and Other Pesticides 70
Fertilizers - A Focus Area 70

4e. VIETNAM 71
A Glimpse at the Fertilizer Market in Vietnam 71

5. LATIN AMERICA 72
Market Overview 72
Table 25: Latin American Crop Protection Chemicals Market
(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown for Herbicides,
Fungicides, Insecticides and others 72
Current and Future Analysis 72
Table 26: Latin American Recent Past, Current, and Future
Analysis for Agriculture Chemicals by Geographic Region -
Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2015 73

Table 27: Latin American 5-Year Perspective for Agriculture
Chemicals by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America
Markets for Years 2011 and 2015 74

5a. BRAZIL 75
Overview 75
Herbicides and Pesticides Market 75

5b. COLOMBIA 75

5c. ARGENTINA 75

6. REST OF WORLD 76
Table 28: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Agriculture Chemicals Market with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015 76

7. AFRICA 77

7a. SENEGAL 77
Phosphates - Second Largest Source for Foreign Exchange 77

7b. SOUTH AFRICA 77


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