New policy for water-soluble fertilizers taking shape

April 2008
Chemical Business;Apr2008, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p90
Trade Publication
The article reports on the efforts of the Union Department of Fertilisers (DoF) in India to formulate a new policy that seeks to promote the usage of water-soluble fertilizers. It cites that fertilisers including calcium nitrate and mono-potassium phosphates, though part of the 11 water-soluble complex fertilizers under the Fertiliser Control Order (FCO), are treated as chemicals for the purpose of customs duty. It notes that water-soluble fertilizers are not produced in India and are generally imported from Israel, Norway and Belgium.


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