CHINA TO PRODUCE 10 MILLION TONS OF POTASH FERTILIZER ANNUALLY

16:53, November 17, 2010      

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China's reliance on potash fertilizer imports will gradually ease, Xu Fushun, vice governor of northwest China's Qinghai Province, said Wednesday.

Qinghai and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region are capable of producing more than 5.7 million tonnes of potash fertilizer every year, which is 70 percent of the nation's annual consumption of the product.

Xu said in the coming three to five years, China's annual production capacity of potash fertilizer will increase from the current 5.7 million tonnes to 10 million tonnes, which is enough to meet domestic demand.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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