Global Phosphates Market Analysis and Outlook 2020-2027 - COVID-19 Updated -

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Global Phosphates Market to Reach 81 Million Metric Tons by 2027

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Phosphates estimated at 68.5 Million Metric Tons in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of 81 Million Metric Tons by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 2.4% over the analysis period 2020-2027.

Fertilizers, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 2.4% CAGR and reach 58.9 Million Metric Tons by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Animal Nutrition segment is readjusted to a revised 2.8% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at 18.5 Million Metric Tons, While China is Forecast to Grow at 4.5% CAGR

The Phosphates market in the U.S. is estimated at 18.5 Million Metric Tons in the year 2020. China, the world's second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of 16.1 Million Metric Tons by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 4.5% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027.

Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 0.5% and 1.8% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 1.1% CAGR.

Other End-Uses Segment to Record 2.4% CAGR

In the global Other End-Uses segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 2% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of 6.7 Million Metric Tons in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of 7.7 Million Metric Tons by the close of the analysis period.

China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach 11 Million Metric Tons by the year 2027, while Latin America will expand at a 3.2% CAGR through the analysis period.

Key Topics Covered




  • Recent Market Activity
  • Phosphates - A Prelude
  • Fertilizers - Most Dominating End-Use Segment for Phosphates
  • Feed Phosphate Witnesses Rapid Growth
  • Developing Regions Offer Immense Growth Potential
  • China: The Largest Producer and Consumer of Phosphates
  • World Feed Phosphate Consumption (2018) - Ranking by Region/Country
  • Africa - A Major Market for Phosphate Fertilizer
  • Morocco Emerges as the Leading Exporter of Phosphates
  • Phosphate Market Outlook
  • Strong Fertilizer Demand to Bolster Phosphate Market
  • Leading Phosphate-Producing Countries
  • Major Initiatives by Players in the Phosphates Market
  • Global Competitor Market Shares
  • Phosphates Competitor Market Share Scenario Worldwide (in %): 2020 & 2029
  • Impact of COVID-19 and a Looming Global Recession


  • Acron Group (Russia)
  • PJSC PhosAgro (Russia)
  • Anglo American plc (UK)
  • CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (USA)
  • Coromandel International Limited (India)
  • EcoPhos Group (Belgium)
  • EuroChem Group (Switzerland)
  • Fosfitalia Group (Italy)
  • Israel Chemicals Limited (Israel)
  • Itafos (USA)
  • LANXESS AG (Germany)
  • Mosaic Company, The (USA)
  • Nutrien Ltd. (Canada)
  • OCP Group (Morocco)
  • Phosphate Resources Limited (Australia)
  • Prayon SA (Belgium)
  • Sichuan Chuanxi Xingda Chemical Co. Ltd. (China)
  • United Phosphorus Limited (India)
  • Wengfu Group (China)
  • Yara International ASA (Norway)


  • Phosphate Fertilizers Market Exudes Immense Growth Potential
  • Asia-Pacific and Latin America Key Markets
  • Grains and Cereals Represent Primary Application Segment
  • Rising Need to Increase Crop Yield: Key Growth Driver for Phosphate Fertilizers
  • Factors Affecting Consumption of Phosphate Fertilizer
  • Global Food Scenario: Key Facts
  • Agricultural Produce Worldwide: An Opportunity Indicator
  • Feed Phosphate Market Heads for Major Gains
  • Dicalcium Phosphate Leads the Market
  • Increasing Meat Intake Spurs Growth Opportunities for Feed Phosphates
  • Phosphates Remain Compelling Ingredient in Poultry and Meat Products
  • Industrialization of Pork and Poultry Sectors Propels Feed Phosphates Market
  • Rising Middle Class Population in Emerging Regions Drive Demand
  • Food-Grade Phosphates Continue to Exhibit Robust Growth
  • Demand from End-Use Industries Impel Food-Grade Phosphate Market
  • Rising Application in Food & Beverage Industry
  • Growth of Retail Sales Sector
  • Expansion of Agriculture Industry
  • Efforts by Leading Players
  • North America to Lead the Global Market
  • Numerous Benefits of Phosphates in Various Applications Drive Demand
  • Increasing Demand for Biofuels Bodes Well for Phosphates
  • Anti-Corrosion Coatings Propel Zinc Phosphate Market
  • Depleting Resources of High-Grade Phosphate Prompt Players to Find New Options
  • Market Challenges
  • Will Increasing Demand for Eco-Friendly Products Impede Growth of Phosphates?
  • Increasing Use of Phytase - A Challenging Situation
  • Rising Costs and Limited Phosphate Reserves: Major Threats
  • Ban on the Use of Phosphates in Detergents
  • Ammonium Phosphates - Major Constituent of Phosphates
  • Emerging Economies of Asia-Pacific and Latin America: Key Markets for DAP
  • Phosphate Ester Finds Immense Use in Industrial Applications




  • Total Companies Profiled: 122

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