Global Micronutrient Fertilizers Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)

Global Micronutrient Fertilizers Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)

  • August 2019 •
  • 196 pages •
  • Report ID: 5815025 •
  • Format: PDF
Market Overview
The global micronutrient fertilizers market is estimated to witness significant growth, as they improve soil quality and increase crop productivity, remarkably, while registering a CAGR of 8.3%, over the period, 2019-2024.

- Micronutrients play a vital role in ensuring balanced nutrition to crops, and the lack of these may limit the crop growth. Increasing incidences of micronutrient deficiencies in soils around the world are one of the major factors driving the growth of the market.
The micronutrient fertilizers market is consolidated and the top seven players accounted for around 56% of the market in 2018. Yara International ASA, Mosaic Company, BASF SE, FMC Corporation, and Zurari Agri Chemicals Ltd are the major players in the global micronutrient fertilizers market.

Asia-Pacific was the largest market for micronutrient fertilizers, which accounted for 37% share in the global market in 2018. Further, North America, the second-largest market accounting for 28.5% share, is projected to be the fastest-growing market, witnessing a CAGR of 8.8%, during the forecast period

Scope of the Report
Micronutrients play a significant role in ensuring balanced nutrition to the plants. The lack of any of the micronutrients may limit plant growth. Many micronutrient fertilizer products are available in the market and due to their low requirement, they are usually applied along with NPK fertilizers. Method of application, cost per unit, and other important factors influence the choice of micronutrient source.

Key Market Trends
Growing Food Demand and Shrinking Farm Land

Agricultural production across the world will need to be doubled over the next 36 years to meet the demand from 9 billion people. Certainly, technology will continue to play a major role in this progress. Increase in urbanization and lower availability of arable land are motivating farmers to adopt efficient techniques. There are broader acceptance and recognition of the collective benefits of micronutrient fertilizers. The amount of arable land per-person is declining and the population is expanding. Hence, crop-yields must increase to meet food production needs. As a result, the world is witnessing the most dramatic demand increase for micronutrient fertilizers and for agricultural production.

Increasing Micronutrient Fertilizers Consumption in the Asia-Pacific Region

The Asia - Pacific micronutrient fertilizers market is the most developed and widespread in the global market. The distribution network of micronutrient fertilizers is well-established in major Asia - Pacific countries. This is further helping deepen the market of various micronutrients fertilizer products in the region. The increasing demand for food grains, coupled with decreasing nutrients in the soil, is one of the major factors driving the growth of the market in the region. Government policies and subsidies in most Asia - Pacific countries support their expansion. It is estimated that micronutrient content in soil is very less in most Asia - Pacific countries, far less than the same in developed nations. In Asia - Pacific, 10% of the Indian soil has phosphorus content and the average potassium content in soil is low by international standards. Japan has a highly active research base in micronutrient fertilizers.

Competitive Landscape
The key players in the market are focused on acquisitions and new product launches to cater to a wider consumer base and expand market share. Investment in the R&D of cheap effective products is considered one of the major strategies adopted by market leaders. Manufacturers are also investing in the production process to reduce the cost of production. The major players in the market are Yara International, FMC Corporation, Haifa Chemicals, Agrium, etc. Recently, BASF and Kingenta jointly addressed the problems of tough agricultural challenges and optimal plant nutrition using more efficient fertilizer in China. The market is fragmented, with several small players occupying a major portion of the market.

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