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New U.S. Fertilizer Price Index Identifies Key Market Trends

February 27, 2014

Green Markets, the leading source for fertilizer business news and pricing data introduces new insight on North American fertilizer prices trends

KEENE, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Green Markets, publisher of recognized independent pricing benchmarks international and North American fertilizers, announced today the launch of the Weekly U.S. Fertilizer Price Index, a new analysis tool that identifies the weekly pricing trends in fertilizer . The index has a starting date of January 7, 2002, an associated starting value of 100, and is updated each week on www.FertilizerPricing.com.

“This value-weighted series uses U.S. Gulf Coast Urea, Cornbelt Potash and NOLA Barge DAP prices as benchmarks,” says Neil Fleishman, CFA, Green Markets Senior Industry Analyst. “The index is weighted against the annual global demand of each nutrient since 2002. For current year pricing, we use fertilizer demand forecasts from the Green Markets Global Supply & Demand models.”

For more information on the U.S. Fertilizer Price Index or to learn how Green Markets can help eliminate your uncertainty in pricing trends of fertilizers, contact Jonathan Wentworth-Ping, Director of Sales, at jping@Green-Markets.com or call 1.603.357.8160.

About Green Markets

Fertilizer Market Data, News and Analysis

Green Markets provides an in-depth look at the major factors shaping today’s fertilizer industry, including market reports, tenders, and industry news and fertilizer spot prices. With two weekly periodicals that deliver the only recognized independent pricing benchmarks in the industry for international and North American regional fertilizer pricing, Green Markets and Dealer Report, Green Markets combines quality reporting with expert coverage of developments across the industry. Green Markets’ exclusive industry research on global supply and demand and production cost analysis for nitrogen, DAP/MAP and potash are trusted by industry leading firms around the world. , and hosts a selection of highly regarded live interactive events throughout the year.

Green Markets is a division of Kennedy Information, LLC, a leading provider of professional markets analysis. Kennedy’s parent company, Bloomberg BNA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bloomberg, is a leading source of legal, regulatory, and business information for professionals. Its network of more than 2,500 reporters, correspondents, and leading practitioners delivers expert analysis, news, practice tools, and guidance — the information that matters most to professionals.

More information is available for you at www.FertilizerPricing.com/.




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