Morocco's production capacity in phosphate products is expected to rise
Summary: Morocco, located in Northwestern Africa, generally plays the most important role in
phosphate rock areas (accounting for 50% of global exports in 2010).
Tag: Phosphate rock,phosphate fertilizer, Office Chérifien des Phosphates, Market dynamics
Although the prime phosphorus production countries in Africa currently focus on exploitation of
phosphate rock, it still shows an alluring prospect in phosphate fertilizer industry, according to
CCM’s January issue of Phosphorus Industry China Monthly Report.
Morocco-based phosphate producer—Office Chérifien des Phosphates (OCP), accounting for
nearly the entire phosphate products production locally, is strengthening its production
capacity. In accordance with the development strategy of OCP, its production capacity in
phosphate rock and phosphate fertilizer would reach 50,000,000t/ and 9,000,000t/a in 2020,
Thanks to OCP's promotion in the production of phosphate rock and phosphate fertilizer, it is
bound to raise Morocco's share in global phosphate exports, especially in phosphate fertilizer
Morocco, located in Northwestern Africa, generally plays the most important role in phosphate
rock areas (accounting for 50% of global exports in 2010). From 1995, Morocco maintains an
annual export level of more than 10 million tonnes of phosphorus ore. Meanwhile, the export of
DAP in Morocco also reaches 1.87 million in 2010, accounting for 11.91% of global exports.
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