Burundi

Country Overview

Fertilizer Market

Fertilizer Prices

Market Comments

OCTOBER 2017

Market Comments 

At this period, fertilizers prices were expected to go down because of the cultural activities. However, the rain didn’t start as expected. Compound fertilizers (NPK) were not available on time as well as (MOP) fertilizer.


Sales trend (Comparisons from September to October)

Towns

Fertilizer (commercial)

Sales trend

Price trend

Bujumbura-Mairie NPK 22 6 12

NPK 17 17 17

Urea

 Ngozi DAP

NPK 22 6 12

Urea

Bubanza DAP

NPK 17 17 17

Urea

 Gitega DAP

NPK 22 6 12

NPK 17 17 17

Urea

Kayanza DAP

NPK 17 17 17

NPK 22 6 12

Urea

 

Price trends over the past 2 months

DAP NPK 17 17 17 Urea
BIF/ 50 kg bag Type Sep -17 Oct -17 Sep -17 Oct -17 Sep -17 Oct -17
Bubanza com 39000 37000 30000 36000 33000 32333
sub 28000 28000 27000 27000 25000 25000
Bujumbura-Rural com 41000 37333  40000 33000 34000
sub 28000 28000 27000   25000 25000
Bujumbura-Mairie com 37750 37800 38750 40250 33600 33700
sub 28000 28000 27000 27000 25000 25000
Cibitoke com 45000 43667 38500 37000
sub 28000 28000     25000 25000
 Gitega com 41000 40000 42000 45000 35000 35000
sub 28000 28000 27000 27000 25000 25000
 Kayanza com 34750 35000 37500 37500 32500 32500
sub 28000 28000 27000 27000 25000 25000
 Ngozi com 39000 36000  35000 33500
sub 28000 28000     25000 25000

SEPTEMBER 2017

Market Comments 

Season A of the agricultural season which runs from September to January has started, same for the PNSEB subsidy program. DAP is the most used fertilizer during this period which will impact on fertilizer prices thus reducing the prices.


Sales Trend (Comparisons from August to September)

Towns

Fertilizer (commercial)

Sales trend

Bujumbura-Mairie NPK 22 6 12

NPK 17 17 17

NPK 20 10 10

Urea

 Ngozi DAP

NPK 22 6 12

Urea

Bubanza DAP

Potassium chloride

NPK 17 17 17

Urea

Gitega DAP

Potassium Chloride

NPK 22 6 12

NPK 17 17 17

Urea

 Mitakata NPK 17 17 17

NPK 22 6 12

Urea

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