Uralchem’s high-tech operations aim to improve agricultural efficiency amid growing global population and shortage of plough lands.
Among the Company’s priorities are the supply of high-quality mineral fertilisers to domestic agricultural producers, the promotion of expert support programmes to introduce new plant nutrition and soil fertility techniques, and the delivery of customised solutions to industrial clients.
Products and services offered by Uralchem are used by farmers as the necessary tools to make data-driven decisions, improve their efficiency and ensure the sustainability of their business.
In 2021 the Uralchem produced 23.1% of Russian ammonium nitrate, 15.8% of nitrogen fertilisers, 15.1% of ammonia, 14.1% of urea and other fertilisers.
Production of ammonium nitrate in Russia in 2021
*Source: AzotEcon research group
Production of ammonia in Russia in 2021
Production of urea in Russia in 2021
Production of nitrogen fertilisers in Russia in 2021
Uralchem’s key assets include:
- Uralkali PJSC;
- Azot Branch of Uralchem in Berezniki, Perm Region;
- KCKK Branch of Uralchem in Kirovo-Chepetsk, Kirov Region;
- PMF Branch of Uralchem in Perm, Perm Region;
- Voskresensk Mineral Fertilisers JSC, Voskresensk, Moscow Region;
- GEO NPK LLC;
- Uralchem Trading House LLC, Perm, Perm Region;
- Uralchem-Trans LLC, Moscow;
- The United Service Centre (USC) Branch of Uralchem in Perm, Perm Region.
Uralchem’s main competitive advantage is production flexibility, which enables the Company to maintain an efficient operating balance to match current demand. In addition to standard fertilisers (ammonium nitrate and urea), Uralchem’s product range offers innovative products that reflect the latest trends in the global fertiliser market.
The Company utilises a wide network of distribution partners and fertiliser storage facilities. Its own fleet of rail wagons and port facilities assure reliable and timely supply of products.
The key raw material used in the production of nitrogen fertilisers is natural gas supplied under long-term contracts with Gazprom PJSC.