URALCHEM Holding P.L.C., a company incorporated in Cyprus and the holding company for URALCHEM Group, one of the largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizers in Russia and the CIS.

The company takes first place in ammonium nitrate production in Russia, also is one of the top three in ammonia and nitrogen fertilizers production.

Production of ammonium nitrate and its derivatives in Russia in 2019


*Source: “AzotEkon” research group

Production of ammonia in Russia in 2019

*Source: “AzotEkon” research group

Production of urea in Russia in 2019

*Source: “AzotEkon” research group

Production of nitrogen fertilizers in Russia in 2019 

*Source: “AzotEkon” research group

The company has facilities available for production of over 3 million tonnes of ammonia, 3 million tonnes of ammonium nitrate, 1.2 million tonnes of urea and 1 million tonnes of phosphate and compound fertilizers per year.

In 2019 the URALCHEM produced 26% of Russian ammonium nitrate, 15.4% of ammonia, 14.2% of urea and other fertilizers.

URALCHEM’s key assets include:
  • KCKK Branch of URALCHEM, JSC in Kirovo-Chepetsk, Kirov region;
  • Azot Branch of URALCHEM, JSC in Berezniki, Perm region;
  • PMU Branch of URALCHEM, JSC in Perm, Perm region;
  • Voskresensk Mineral Fertilizers, JSC (Minudobrenya, JSC), Voskresensk, Moscow region;
  • Perm Mineral Fertilizers, Joint Stock Company;
  • URALCHEM Trading House LLC (Trading House URALCHEM), Perm, Perm region;
  • SIA Uralchem Trading (Latvia);
  • Uralchem Trading do Brasil LTDA (Brasil);
  • Uralchem-Trans, LLC, Moscow;
  • Riga Fertilizer Terminal Limited (Latvia);
  • SIA Ventamonjaks (Latvia).
The rapid growth of demand for mineral fertilizers in BRIC countries and South-East Asia as well as the rising production of bio fuel assures the long-term development potential for the Company.

URALCHEM’S main competitive advantage is the development and production of innovative fertilizers tailored to particular countries, markets and segments along with ammonium nitrate and urea — in accordance with the chosen strategy of «market tailored products» focused on ensuring production flexibility.

The principal raw stuff used in production of nitrogen fertilizers is the natural gas that is delivered to the companies’ producers under the long-term contracts with Gazprom.