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Water-soluble Fertilizers Market by Type (Nitrogenous, Phosphatic, Potassic, and Micronutrients), by Application (Fertigation and Foliar Application), by Crop Type (Field, Horticultural, and Turf & Ornamentals) & by Region - Global Trends and Forecast to 2020

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: August 2015
Report Code: AGI 2184

 

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Water-soluble fertilizers have become a fundamental input for agriculture crop production and leading the industry to achieve its transformation in line with the changing demand from the growers as well as to suit the changing weather patterns. During the last decade, the advances in technology have resulted in revolutionary changes in the development of more efficient fertilizers. Moreover, an increase in the adoption rate of technologically developed fertilizers throughout the globe has supplemented the sales value of the water-soluble fertilizers market in the recent past.

The global water-soluble fertilizers market, in terms of value, is projected to reach USD 15.30 Billion in 2020, at a CAGR of 5.6% from 2015 to 2020. In terms of volume, global water-soluble market is estimated at 13.08 Million tons in 2014 and is projected to reach 16.99 Million tons by 2020 at a CAGR of 4.4%, The changing nature of the water-soluble fertilizers industry following the entry of large firms have been the subject of much debate. The entry of large multinational firms in the industry drives the European and North American market.

The water-soluble fertilizers market is highly fragmented with the key market players driving the growth with agreements, expansions, acquisitions, and new product launches, to develop their position in the market. The market is competitive with leading players being involved in the research & development of new products.

The water-soluble fertilizers market has many players, (small, medium, and large); however, the industry is dominated by a few. Agrium Inc. (Canada), Israel Chemical Ltd. (Israel), The Mosaic Company (U.S.), Coromandel International Ltd. (India), Haifa Chemicals Ltd. (Israel), and Yara International ASA (Norway) collectively accounted for ~70% of the total developments during 2015 to 2020. Agreements, partnerships, joint-ventures, and collaborations were the most preferred growth strategies in the water-soluble fertilizers market. Adopting these strategies enabled the players to increase their product portfolio and expand their geographic presence.

Water Soluble Fertilizers Market

This report estimates the market size of the global water-soluble fertilizers market in terms of value (USD million) and volume (KT). In this report, the market is broadly segmented based on type, application, crop type, and region. Market drivers, restraints & challenges, raw materials, and product price trends are discussed in detail. Market share, by participant, for the overall market is also discussed in detail. The global water-soluble fertilizers market has grown exponentially in the last few years and this growth is expected to continue. Factors such as high efficiency, ease of application, and increasing adoption of technology in farming practices is driving the market globally.

Scope of the Report

This research categorizes the global water-soluble fertilizers market based on type, application, crop type, and region:

Based on type:

  • Nitrogenous
  • Phosphatic
  • Potassic
  • Micronutrients

Based on application:

  • Fertigation Application
  • Foliar Application

Based on crop type:

  • Field Crops
  • Horticultural Crops
  • Turf & Ornamentals
  • Others (plantation crops and hydroponics)

Based on region:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • RoW ( Latin America,  the Middle East, and Africa)

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 16)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Study Scope
           1.3.1 Years Considered
    1.4 Currency Considered
    1.5 Stakeholders
    1.6 Limitations

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 20)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primary Interviews
    2.2 Factor Analysis
           2.2.1 Introduction
           2.2.2 Demand-Side Analysis
                    2.2.2.1 Growing Population and Declining Working Population in Farms
                    2.2.2.2 Shrinking Arable Land
                    2.2.2.3 Adoption of Precision Farming and Protected Agriculture
           2.2.3 Supply-Side Analysis
                    2.2.3.1 Parent Market Analysis- Specialty Fertilizers Market
                    2.2.3.2 Government Initiatives to Promote Fertilizer Use
                    2.2.3.3 Diversification of Farm Acreage Towards High Value Crops
    2.3 Market Size Estimation
           2.3.1 Bottom-Up Approach
           2.3.2 Top-Down Approach
    2.4 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
    2.5 Research Assumptions & Limitations
           2.5.1 Assumptions
           2.5.2 Limitations

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 36)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 40)
    4.1 Attractive Opportunities in Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market
    4.2 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market, By Type
    4.3 Leading Market for Water-Soluble Fertilizers
    4.4 Europe: Largest Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market
    4.5 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Life Cycle Analysis, By Region

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 45)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Fertilizers Market: an Overview
           5.2.1 Nitrogenous Fertilizers
           5.2.2 Phosphatic Fertilizers
           5.2.3 Potassic Fertilizers
    5.3 Types of Fertilizers
           5.3.1 Solid & Liquid Fertilizers
                    5.3.1.1 Solid Fertilizers
                    5.3.1.2 Liquid Fertilizers
           5.3.2 Specialty Fertilizers
                    5.3.2.1 Water-Soluble Fertilizers
                    5.3.2.2 Slow-/Controlled-Release Fertilizers
                    5.3.2.3 Micronutrient Fertilizers
                    5.3.2.4 Other Fertilizers
    5.4 Market Segmentation
           5.4.1 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market, By Type
           5.4.2 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market, By Application
           5.4.3 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market, By Crop Type
           5.4.4 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market, By Region
    5.5 Market Dynamics
           5.5.1 Drivers
                    5.5.1.1 High Efficiency
                    5.5.1.2 Ease of Use
                    5.5.1.3 Rapid Growth in Greenhouse Vegetable Production
                    5.5.1.4 Limited Availability of Arable Land
                    5.5.1.5 Addressing Environmental Concerns
                    5.5.1.6 Fertigation Reducing Expenditure on Total Fertilizer Application Cost
           5.5.2 Restraints
                    5.5.2.1 Growth of the Organic Fertilizers Industry
                    5.5.2.2 High Cost
           5.5.3 Opportunities
                    5.5.3.1 Strong Progress in New and Emerging Markets (Asia-Pacific)
                    5.5.3.2 Growing Demand for Water-Soluble Nutrients
           5.5.4 Challenges
                    5.5.4.1 Improving Efficiency
                    5.5.4.2 Increasing Awareness
           5.5.5 Burning Issues
                    5.5.5.1 Rising Prices of Natural Gas
                    5.5.5.2 Eutrophication & Related Concerns

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 61)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Value Chain Analysis
    6.3 Supply Chain Analysis
           6.3.1 Prominent Companies
           6.3.2 Small & Medium Enterprises
           6.3.3 End Users
                    6.3.3.1 Key Influencers
    6.4 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           6.4.1 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
           6.4.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           6.4.3 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.4.4 Threat of New Entrants
           6.4.5 Threat of Substitutes
    6.5 Strategic Benchmarking
           6.5.1 Agreements, Patnerships, Joint Ventures & Collaborations

7 Water-Fertilizers Market, By Type (Page No. - 69)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Nitrogenous Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market
           7.2.1 Types of Nitrogenous Fertilizers
                    7.2.1.1 Urea
                    7.2.1.2 Ammonia
                    7.2.1.3 Ammonium Nitrate
                    7.2.1.4 Urea-Ammonium Nitrate
    7.3 Phosphatic Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market
           7.3.1 Phosphoric Acid
           7.3.2 Monopotassium Phosphate
           7.3.3 Monoammonium Phosphate
           7.3.4 Diammonium Phosphate
           7.3.5 Others
                    7.3.5.1 Acidulated Monopotassium Phosphate
                    7.3.5.2 Polyphosphate Fertilizers
                    7.3.5.3 Urea Phosphate
    7.4 Potassic Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market
           7.4.1 Potassium Chloride
           7.4.2 Potassium Nitrate
           7.4.3 Potassium Sulfate
    7.5 Micronutrients Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market
           7.5.1 Types of Micronutrients
                    7.5.1.1 Calcium (CA)
                    7.5.1.2 Sulfur (S)
                    7.5.1.3 Boron (B)
                    7.5.1.4 Chlorine (CL)
                    7.5.1.5 Copper (CU)
                    7.5.1.6 Iron (FE)
                    7.5.1.7 Manganese (MN)
                    7.5.1.8 Molybdenum (MO)
                    7.5.1.9 Zinc (ZN)

8 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market, By Application (Page No. - 80)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Foliar Application
    8.3 Fertigation

9 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market, By Crop Type (Page No. - 86)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Field Crops
    9.3 Horticultural Crops
           9.3.1 Orchard Crops
           9.3.2 Vegetable & Flower Crops
    9.4 Turf & Ornamentals
    9.5 Others

10 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market, By Region (Page No. - 94)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 North America
             10.2.1 U.S.
             10.2.2 Canada
             10.2.3 Mexico
     10.3 Europe
             10.3.1 Russia
             10.3.2 Spain
             10.3.3 Ukraine
             10.3.4 Germany
             10.3.5 Italy
             10.3.6 U.K.
             10.3.7 Rest of Europe
     10.4 Asia-Pacific
             10.4.1 China
             10.4.2 India
             10.4.3 Japan
             10.4.4 Australia
             10.4.5 Malaysia
             10.4.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
     10.5 Rest of the World (RoW)
             10.5.1 Brazil
             10.5.2 South Africa
             10.5.3 Other RoW Countries

11 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 142)
     11.1 Overview
     11.2 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market: Market Share Analysis (Developments)
     11.3 Competitive Situations & Trends
             11.3.1 Mergers & Acquisitions
             11.3.2 Expansions & Investments
             11.3.3 Agreements, Partnerships, and Joint Ventures & Collaborations
             11.3.4 New Product Launches

12 Company Profiles (Page No. - 148)
(Company at A Glance, Recent Financials, Products & Services, Strategies & Insights, & Recent Developments)*
     12.1 Introduction
     12.2 Yara International ASA
     12.3 Israel Chemical Limited
     12.4 Agrium Inc.
     12.5 The Mosaic Company
     12.6 Haifa Chemicals Limited
     12.7 Compo GmbH & Co. KG
     12.8 Coromandel International Ltd.
     12.9 Hebei Monband Water Soluble Fertilizer Co., Ltd.
     12.10 K+S AG
     12.11 Sociedad Quimica Y Minera SA (SQM)

*Details on Company at A Glance, Recent Financials, Products & Services, Strategies & Insights, & Recent Developments Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

13 Appendix (Page No. - 179)
     13.1 Insights of Industry Experts
     13.2 Discussion Guide
     13.3 Company Developments
             13.3.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Joint Ventures, & Collaborations
             13.3.2 Mergers & Acquisitions
             13.3.3 Expansions & Investments
     13.4 Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence
     13.5 Available Customizations
     13.6 Related Reports


List of Tables (107 Tables)

Table 1 Customized Fertilizers
Table 2 Estuaries With the Problem of Eutrophication in the U.S.
Table 3 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 4 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013-2020 (KT)
Table 5 Nitrogenous: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Region,2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 6 Nitrogenous: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Region,2013-2020 (KT)
Table 7 Phosphatic: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Region,2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 8 Phosphatic:Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Region,2013-2020 (KT)
Table 9 Potassic: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Region,2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 10 Potassic: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Region,2013-2020 (KT)
Table 11 Micronutrients: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Region,2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 12 Micronutrients: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Region,2013-2020 (KT)
Table 13 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Application,2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 14 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (KT)
Table 15 Foliar Application: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 16 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size for Foliar Application, By Region, 2013-2020 (KT)
Table 17 Fertilizer Efficiencies of Various Application Methods
Table 18 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size for Fertigation, By Region,2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 19 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size for Fertigation, By Region,2013-2020 (KT)
Table 20 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Crop Type,2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 21 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Crop Type, 2013-2020 (KT)
Table 22 Field Crops in Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Region,2013-2020(USD Million)
Table 23 Field Crops in Water-Soluble Fertilizer Nutrients Market Size,By Region, 2013-2020 (KT)
Table 24 Typical Nutrient Removal From Crops: Phosphorus and Potassium
Table 25 Horticultural Crops in Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size,By Region, 2013-2020(USD Million)
Table 26 Horticultural Crops in Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size,By Region, 2013-2020 (KT)
Table 27 Turf & Ornamentals in Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 28 Turf & Ornamentals in Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (KT)
Table 29 Other Crops in Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Region,2013-2020(USD Million)
Table 30 Other Crops in Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Region,2013-2020(KT)
Table 31 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Region,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 32 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 33 North America: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 34 North America: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 35 North America: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 36 North America: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (KT)
Table 37 North America: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 38 North America: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 39 North America: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Crop Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 40 North America: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Crop Type, 2013-2020 (KT)
Table 41 U.S.: Fertilizers Consumption Trend
Table 42 U.S.: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 43 U.S.: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 44 Canada: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 45 Canada: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 46 Mexico: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 47 Mexico: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 48 Europe: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Country,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 49 Europe: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Country,2013–2020 (KT)
Table 50 Europe: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 51 Europe: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 52 Europe: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Application,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 53 Europe: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Application,2013–2020 (KT)
Table 54 Europe: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Crop Type,2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 55 Europe: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Crop Type,2013-2020 (KT)
Table 56 Russia: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 57 Russia: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 58 Spain: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 59 Spain: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 60 Ukraine: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 61 Ukraine: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 62 Germany: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 63 Germany: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Application,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 64 Italy: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 65 Italy: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 66 U.K.: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 67 U.K.: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 68 Rest of Europe: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 69 Rest of Europe: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (KT)
Table 70 Asia-Pacific: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Country,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 71 Asia-Pacific: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Country,2013–2020 (KT)
Table 72 Asia-Pacific: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 73 Asia-Pacific: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (KT)
Table 74 Asia-Pacific: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Application,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 75 Asia-Pacific: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Application,2013–2020 (KT)
Table 76 Asia-Pacific: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Crop Type,2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 77 Asia-Pacific: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Crop Type,2013-2020 (KT)
Table 78 China: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 79 China: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 80 India: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 81 India: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 82 Japan: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 83 Japan: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 84 Australia: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 85 Australia: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 86 Malaysia: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 87 Malaysia: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 88 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 89 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 90 RoW: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Country,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 91 RoW: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 92 RoW: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 93 RoW: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 94 RoW: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Application,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 95 RoW: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Application,2013–2020 (KT)
Table 96 RoW: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Crop Type,2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 97 RoW: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Crop Type, 2013-2020 (KT)
Table 98 Brazil: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 99 Brazil: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (KT)
Table 100 South Africa: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 101 South Africa: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (KT)
Table 102 Others RoW Countries: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 103 Others RoW Countries: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 104 Mergers & Acquisitions, 2010–2015
Table 105 Expansions & Investments, 2010–2015
Table 106 Agreements, Partnerships, and Joint Ventures & Collaborations,2010–2015
Table 107 New Product Launches, 2010–2015
 
 
List of Figures (59 Figures)
 
Figure 1 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Segmentation
Figure 2 Research Design
Figure 3 Global Population Dynamics: Declining Rural Population,1961–2050 (Billion)
Figure 4 Per Capita Arable Land, 1950–2020
Figure 5 Specialty Fertilizers Market Size, 2015–2020 (USD Million)
Figure 6 Diversification of Crop Acreage, 1962 to 2012, (%Share)
Figure 7 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 8 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 9 Data Triangulation
Figure 10 Assumptions of the Study
Figure 11 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Snapshot (2015 vs. 2020)
Figure 12 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Region,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Figure 13 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2015–2020 (USD Million)
Figure 14 Europe:The Largest Market By Value for Water-Soluble Fertilizers 2014
Figure 15 Attractive Opportunities in Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market
Figure 16 Micronutrients Segment to Grow at the Highest Rate
Figure 17 U.S.: Largest Market for the Next Five Years (2015-2020)
Figure 18 Horticulture Crops Segment Accounted for Largest Share InThe European Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market, 2014
Figure 19 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market in Asia-Pacific is Experiencing High Growth
Figure 20 Benefits of Water-Soluble Fertilizers
Figure 21 Benefits of Nitrogenous Water-Soluble Fertilizers
Figure 22 Benefits of Phosphatic Water-Soluble Fertilizers
Figure 23 Benefits of Potassic Water-Soluble Fertilizers
Figure 24 Types of Fertilizers
Figure 25 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Segmentation, By Type
Figure 26 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Segmentation, By Application
Figure 27 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Segmentation, By Crop Type
Figure 28 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Segmentation, By Region
Figure 29 Increasing Need for High Productivity is Driving the Growth of the Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market
Figure 30 Annual Available Arable Land Analysis, 1950–2020 (Hectares/Person)
Figure 31 R&D Contributes Major Value to Overall Price of Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market
Figure 32 Multi-Model Distribution System: Integral Part of Supply Chain of Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market
Figure 33 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis: Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market
Figure 34 Strategic Benchmarking: Key Players Prefer Agreements, Partnerships, and Collaborations to Expand Their Business
Figure 35 Water-Soluble Macro Nutrients: Major Functions
Figure 36 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Size, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 37 Fertigation Application Dominated Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market in Terms of Value (USD Million), 2014
Figure 38 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Share, By Crop Type,2014 (USD Million)
Figure 39 Geographic Snapshot (2015–2020): Rapidly Growing Markets are Emerging as New Hotspots
Figure 40 North American Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market: A Snapshot
Figure 41 European Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market: A Snapshot
Figure 42 China Was the Market Leader in the Asia-Pacific Region in 2014
Figure 43 Agreements, Partnerships, Joint Ventures & Collaborations: Leading Approach of Key Players (2010-2015)
Figure 44 Water-Soluble Fertilizers Market Share (Developments), By Company, 2010–2015
Figure 45 Agreements, Partnerships, Joint Ventures, & Collaborations Fueled Growth & Innovation of Water-Soluble Fertilizers From 2011 to 2015
Figure 46 Agreements, Partnerships, and Joint Ventures & Collaborations: The Key Strategy, 2010-2015
Figure 47 Geographic Revenue Mix of Top Five Water-Soluble Fertilizers Manufacturers
Figure 48 Yara International ASA: Company Snapshot
Figure 49 Yara International ASA: SWOT Analysis
Figure 50 Israel Chemical Limited: Company Snapshot
Figure 51 Israel Chemical Limited: SWOT Analysis
Figure 52 Agrium Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 53 Agrium Inc.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 54 The Mosaic Company: Company Snapshot
Figure 55 The Mosaic Company: SWOT Analysis
Figure 56 Haifa Chemicals Limited: SWOT Analysis
Figure 57 Coromandel International Ltd.: Company Snapshot
Figure 58 K+S AG: Company Snapshot
Figure 59 Sociedad Quimica Y Minera SA (SQM): Company Snapshot

The global water-soluble fertilizer industry is witnessing new opportunities in terms of development and technological innovations combined with modern agricultural practices. Water-soluble fertilizers are useful in controlling the amount of nutrients that should be made available to plants. They can be mixed with water and easily applied through fertigation or foliar application. The ease in application and reduced labor cost has made these fertilizers more convenient for the farmers to use.

The use of water-soluble fertilizers is becoming more popular in horticulture, floriculture, and plantation crops across the globe due to expanding area under micro irrigation and sprinkler irrigation systems.

The water-soluble fertilizers market is projected to grow significantly from 2015 to 2020 in almost all parts of the world, especially in the European and North American regions. Significant increase in the demand for quality food, adoption of technology for farming practices by farmers, and shrinking availability of arable land are the major driving factors for water-soluble fertilizers market. The growth in micro-irrigation and mechanized irrigation system market are also contributing to the growth of the market.

Water-soluble fertilizers are the most predominantly consumed nutrient among all the macro and micro elements required for plant growth. Urea, ammonium nitrate, ammonium sulfate, and calcium nitrate are widely available water-soluble nutrient sources of nitrogen. Various combinations of nutrients are made and used to provide nutrition to plants.

Water Soluble Fertilizers Market

The global water-soluble fertilizers market, in value, is projected to reach USD 15.30 Billion in 2020, at a CAGR of 5.6% from 2015 to 2020. In terms of volume, global water-soluble market is estimated at 13.08 million tons in 2014 and is projected to reach 16.99 Million tons by 2020 at a CAGR of 4.4%. The market was dominated by Europe, which accounted for the largest share in 2014.

The benefits of water-soluble fertilizers are projected to drive the market globally. Its increasing end-use applications and awareness about the benefits of water-soluble fertilizers are major driving factors.

The water-soluble fertilizers market is marked with intense competition due to the presence of a large number of both, big and small firms. New product launches, mergers & acquisitions, and partnerships and expansions are the key strategies adopted by market players to ensure their growth in the market. The market is dominated by players such as Agrium Inc. (Canada), Israel Chemical Ltd. (Israel), The Mosaic Company (U.S.), Coromandel International Ltd. (India), Haifa Chemicals Ltd. (Israel), and Yara International ASA (Norway).

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