Kenya

Country Overview

Fertilizer Market

Fertilizer Prices

Market Comments

OCTOBER 2017

Market Comments 

With the onset of the rains most retail shops have restocked most of the fertilizers in preparation of the 2nd planting season.

 


Sales trend (Comparisons from September to October)

Towns

Fertilizer (commercial)

Sales trend

Price trend

Mombassa CAN

DAP

Urea

 Nairobi DAP

TSP

NPK 17 17 17

Urea

 Kisumu CAN

DAP

Urea

Embu CAN

DAP

NPK 17 17 17

Kitale CAN

DAP

Urea

 

Price trends over the past 2 months

CAN DAP NPK 17 17 17
KES/ 50 kg bag Type Sep -17 Oct -17 Sep -17 Oct -17 Sep -17 Oct -17
Nairobi com 2300 2320 3150 3140 3050 3100
Embu com 2400 2400 2900 3000 3500 3150
Kisumu com 2500 2500  3400 3400
Kitale com 2150 2000 3150 3100
Kitengela com 2500 2500 3500 3500 3500 3500
Loitoktok com 2500 2500 3500 3500 3500 3300
Mombassa com 2400 2400 3300 3300 3100
Thika com 2000 2100 2800 3500 2800 2900

SEPTEMBER 2017

Market Comments

Retail fertilizer prices have declined for most fertilizers. Most retailers replenished most of their fertilizer stocks in preparation for the 2nd planting season. Subsidized fertilizers are currently not available.


Sales Trend (Comparisons from August to September)

Towns

Fertilizer (commercial)

Sales trend 

Mombasa CAN

DAP

Urea

Nairobi DAP

MOP

Triple superphosphate

NPK 17 17 17

Urea

 Kisumu CAN

DAP

Urea

Eldoret CAN

DAP

Urea

 Kitale CAN

NPK 17 17 17

DAP

Urea


Publications

Kenya Fertilizer Statistics Overview 2014        2016 Joint CountrySTAT KE_TZ_ET FTWG Workshop Report       FUBC Kenya final report 2015        Kenya - Fertilizer Market Assessment (IFDC AFAP, June 2012)         Soil Suitability Evaluation for Maize Prod. in Kenya                    Africa Soil Health Consortium - May 2014 newsletter