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Chemical Economics Handbook

Ammonium Nitrate

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary5
Summary 6
Introduction 9
Manufacturing processes10
Synthesis methods10
Direct reaction of ammonia and nitric acid10
Nitric acid acidulation of phosphate rock10
Calcium ammonium nitrate11
Ammonium nitrate sulfate11
Conversion to solids11
Prilling11
Granulation11
Crystallization11
Conditioning11
Use as liquid12
Supply and demand by region13
World13
Capacity13
Salient statistics14
Production16
Consumption19
Trade21
United States24
Producing companies24
Salient statistics26
Production28
Consumption28
Fertilizer overview28
Fertilizer consumption by region29
Industrial explosives30
Nitrous oxide32
Other33
Price33
Trade35
Canada37
Producing companies37
Salient statistics37
Mexico39
Producing companies39
Salient statistics40
Central and South America42
Producing companies42
Salient statistics43
Production45
Consumption45
Trade46
Western Europe48
Producing companies48
Salient statistics50
Production53
Consumption56
Trade58
Central Europe62
Producing companies62
Salient statistics64
Production66
Consumption67
Trade69
Eastern Europe71
Producing companies71
Salient statistics73
Production75
Consumption77
Trade78
Middle East80
Producing companies80
Salient statistics81
Production83
Consumption84
Trade85
Africa86
Producing companies86
Salient statistics88
Production90
Consumption91
Trade92
Japan94
Producing companies94
Salient statistics95
Consumption95
Price96
Trade96
China97
Producing companies97
Salient statistics99
Consumption 101
Price 102
Trade 103
Southwest Asia 105
Producing companies 105
Salient statistics 106
Production 108
Consumption 108
Trade 108
Southeast Asia 109
Producing companies 109
Salient statistics 111
Production 113
Consumption 113
Trade 114
Oceania 116
Producing companies 116
Salient statistics 117
Consumption 118
Trade 119
Bibliography 121
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