Q4 Global Ammonia Capacity and Capital Expenditure Outlook - Asia and Middle East Fuel Ammonia Industry Expansion - Research and Markets

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Q4 Global Ammonia Capacity and Capital Expenditure Outlook - Asia and Middle East Fuel Ammonia Industry Expansion" report to their offering.

Global Ammonia industry is expected to spend around US$24.9 billion by 2020 for the upcoming projects. India, Iran and US are the top three countries by capital expenditure for projects by 2020.

Global ammonia capacity is poised to see considerable growth over the next five years, potentially increasing from 229.0 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) in 2015 to 278.6 mtpa in 2020. Around 82 planned projects are slated to come online in the next five years, primarily in Iran and the US.

Key Highlights

  • Iran has 12 planned ammonia projects adding capacity of about 7.1 mtpa by 2020. Iran’s capital expenditure (capex) for these projects is US$3.50 billion by 2020. Major capacity additions will be from The National Petrochemical Company and Zanjan Petrochemical Industries Company.
  • The US has 13 planned ammonia projects adding capacity of about 6.2 mtpa by 2020. Capex for these projects totals US$3.20 billion over the next five years. Major capacity additions will be from C.F. Industries Holdings, Inc. and Cronus Corporation.
  • In Asia, India has 9 planned ammonia projects adding capacity of about 5.7 mtpa in the coming years, and plans to spend US$6.30 billion over the next five years. Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited is the top company accounting for the major capacity additions in India.
  • In Former Soviet Union, the majority of capacity additions are in Russia, with planned capacity additions of about 3.4 mtpa by 2020. Capex for these projects totals US$2.70 billion by 2020. Eurochem Mineral and Chemical Co. is the top company accounting for the major capacity additions in Russia.
  • In Africa, ammonia capacity additions are in Nigeria, with planned capacity additions of about 4.2 mtpa by 2020. Capex for these projects totals US$1.70 billion in the coming years. Dangote Group is the top company accounting for the major capacity additions in Africa.
  • In South America, the majority of capacity additions are in Brazil, with planned capacity additions of about 1.7 mtpa by 2020. Capex for the projects totals US$1.20 billion by 2020.
  • In Europe, Slovakia and Hungary together plan to add ammonia capacity of about 0.6 mtpa in the coming years.

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