ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Fertilisers Imported Glut

THE fertiliser industry is facing serious pro-blems because of mounting inventories. The continued high level of imports in the face of a significant step up in domestic produc-tion and not so buoyant demand during the last two years have led to a situation of glut. The total inventories held by the industry as on April 1, 1987 were estimated at about 3.5 million tonnes, more than double the coun-try's buffer stock requirement of 1.5 million tonnes.

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