Potash in North America

North America (US and Canada)

  • Population 352 million (combined)
  • Account for approximately 14 percent of world fertilizer consumption
  • Major suppliers of food and fiber
  • US accounts for about 40 percent of total global trade in wheat, corn, soybeans and cotton
  • Both countries are among the world’s most efficient agricultural producers
  • Rising global food demand and domestic biofuel mandates have created competition for limited farmland

(All numbers are in tonnes)

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