Exploring the supply, demand and technical dynamics shaping the global phosphate industry

The 14th CRU Phosphates Conference returned as a live, in-person gathering in Tampa, Florida on 7-9 March 2022, as well as live streamed to the virtual platform. Run as a hybrid event enabled attendees to meet in-person in Tampa, or connect online via the virtual platform. All presentations are made available to live and virtual delegates on-demand for 30 days after the conference, meaning you can still access market-leading content and take advantage of networking - even if you are unable to travel. 

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CRU Phosphates 2022 Highlights:

Get the strategic insights you need to make better-informed decisions for the year ahead. With phosphate prices increasing by 100% in 2021, it’s more crucial than ever to understand what is driving the market and what the future holds. CRU Phosphates offers market-leading analysis, producer and project updates: you will get the chance to hear from CRU’s fertilizer experts and key insights from industry leaders, including Mosaic, Yara, Nurien and ICL. View the 2022 agenda

Learn how the latest technologies are driving sustainability and efficiency improvements in the Phosphate industry. The expanded technical content stream, with a dedicated agenda of technical papers and showcase presentations, is specifically tailored to support operations and production personnel from across the phosphates value chain. The technical agenda explores how new technology, process, materials, and equipment developments can improve efficiency, environmental compliance and productivity. Participants will also have access to world-class process, materials, equipment experts and technology providers, who will be on hand (in the live and virtual exhibitions). 

With its unique combination of strategic insights from industry leaders, and technical and operational developments, CRU Phosphates provides a welcome opportunity for the industry to reconnect in-person for the first time in three years. Don't miss this opportunity to reach a global audience from across the international supply chain involved in the phosphate fertilizer, feed and industrial industries.

Returning live to Tampa

This strategic location enabled us to bring together one of the world’s largest communities of phosphate industry plant operators and engineers. The region has been a hub for phosphates production in the USA for over a century and boasts some of the industry’s most advanced phosphate mining and fertilizer production operations. View the conference preview

Key themes for CRU Phosphates 2022

Subject areas covered in the commercial sessions include:

 Discover what is driving high prices in the phosphate markets, and how long the price rallies may last for. Plus, spotlight on the potential triggers for demand destruction
 China is responsible for 25-35% of global phosphate fertilizer exports. And its government is restricting imports until at least June 2022. Find out how this is impacting global supply and prices
 Special focus on North America: Examining demand and supply chain dynamics in Canada, plus an overview of the recently applied US countervailing duties and their impact on global trade flows
 Update on major demand regions: India and Brazil
 Supply chains in crisis: Understanding the issues underpinning logistics and supply chain issues

Subject areas covered in the technical sessions include:

 Latest developments in the production of green, low carbon and blue ammonia 
 Decarbonisation options for existing assets
 Technology advances in N20 abatement
 Advances in the sustainable and efficient production of methanol, urea and nitrates
 Ammonia, urea and nitrates operations: Reliability and performance improvements
 Emissions monitoring and management solutions
 New materials developments



Weir Minerals



Supporting Organisation
The Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance (SPA)
Ratings Partner
Fitch Ratings
Official Publications
Fertilizer International
Supporting Publications

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