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Argus Phosphates

Formerly Argus FMB Phosphates

Argus Phosphates provides independent and highly accurate information on the latest deals and prices in the global phosphates market. Published weekly, the report includes 40 key market assessments, as well as price input for cash settled fertilizer swaps via the Fertilizer Index.

Argus Phosphates also covers important industry news and provides analysis of government policies and the output status of the main producers, as well as a summary of producer commitments for the month relative to output. Key import and export data from the main consuming and exporting regions are also included.

Markets Covered

  • DAP
  • MAP
  • TSP
  • NPKs
  • Phosphoric acid
  • Phosphate rock
  • Sulphur and ammonia raw material costs
  • Movement in freight economics affecting netbacks

Key Features

  • Market pricing for the main phosphate fertilizer products
  • Summary of key deals for the week 
  • Producer commitment analysis 
  • Forward looking analysis
  • Historical data
  • Freight economics 
  • Production data 
  • Key export and import data, analysis of stock levels in key markets
  • Market news
  • Market-appropriate methodology

Data & Downloads

This service also features downloadable market data published in spreadsheet format. This includes:

  • Phosphates spot deals
  • Phosphate producer's monthly commitments
  • Phosphates deliveries to Indian ports


Argus Phosphates is read by global producers, traders and importers of phosphate fertilizers. Subscribers also include government agencies, financial institutions and agronomists around the world.

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