Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Fertiliser and Nitrogen Compound Manufacturing industry produces fertilisers containing nitrogen, potassium, phosphate and potting soil. Before the period, industry revenue fell sharply as prices tumbled following a staggering increase in 2008-09. During the decade through 2008-09, the industry was beset by the long-term trend of falling fertiliser usage, with nitrogen usage in particular being hit. This trend has abated over the past five years. In view of this, global fertiliser prices have been the main determinant of industry performance over recent years. Industry revenue is expected to decline at a compound annual rate of 1.2% over the five years through 2015-16, reaching £1.6 billion, and including a contraction of 0.9% in the current year... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
Much like its European and North American counterparts, the UK market for fertiliser is characterised by embattled consumption, clearly defined product and market segments, and limited technological developments. These characteristics are indicative of a mature industry. Another defining feature of the industry over the past five years has been its ongoing consolidation process. This has been reflected in falling enterprise numbers, the exit of a number of former key players and an increasing reliance on the international market as players have ceased production of key products.
Industry revenue has waned over the past five years, in part due to these conditions, although stronger demand conditions are anticipated over the next five years. The.. purchase to read more