2nd International Conference Fertilizers 2024: Turkiye
Istanbul, Turkiye, 24-26 April 2024

24 April, Wednesday - delegates’ arrival and accommodation

25 April, Thursday – first conference day

Session 1. TURKISH MARKET OF CONVENTIONAL FERTILIZERS: MAIN SUPPLY SOURCES, CONSUMPTION AND GROWTH POTENTIAL

TOPIC TBA
Daryna Pecherska, Deputy Editor, WorldFertilizerMarket

TOPIC TBA
Berat İlker Işık, Commercial Manager, BAGFAŞ Bandırma Gübre Fabrikaları A.Ş.

Topics for discussion:

■ Expansion of fertilizer capacities in Turkiye in 2023—2025: the launch of new UAN and NPK projects up by 2025; possibilities of fertilizer export growth.

■ Export flows of Turkish AN/CAN; competitive capability of Turkish producers in the global market; their competitiveness with Russia as one of the biggest suppliers of AN/CAN in the world amid the cancellation of antidumping duties in Europe.

■ Record-high imports of urea and DAP in Q1 2023: a review of their import flows, further consumption of these fertilizers in the country and the nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer market outlook.

■ Gas field development in Turkiye in 2023; new volumes discovered for extraction; its influence on the fertilizer industry in the country (further possible changes in fertilizer price formation).


Session 2. TÜRKIYE’S FERTILIZER EXPORT GROWTH PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR TURKISH PRODUCERS

TOPIC TBA
Maria Bezzubova, Co-founder, TRUAGRO Ukraine

MIDDLE EAST UREA SUPPLY TO THE MARKET AND FURTHER RE-EXPORT
Hamed Pourkhorami, Chairman, Armaiti

Topics for discussion:

■ Turkiye’s purchasing activity in the ammonia market in 2023, its role in suppressing global prices for this feedstock; a new round of ammonia suppliers’ diversity in Turkiye; the import of raw materials such as ammonia, phosphoric acid and sulphur into the country and the latest changes in it.

■ Turkiye as a fertilizer re-export hub: seaport capacity and logistical routes; fertilizer flows into and out of the region, changes in them in recent years; the key seaport terminals, navigation issues and probable solutions to them.

■ Export trade regulations: the latest trade restrictions and quotas, the probability of new export opportunities for Turkish producers amid government regulations.


26 April, Friday – second conference day

 

Session 3. GROWING MARKET OF SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS

Topics for discussion:

■ Specialty NPK grades, water-soluble fertilizers: their market share in Turkiye, potential for domestic and overseas demand growth

■ Water-soluble fertilizers and their market share in the region

■ Bacterial biofertilizers: what they are and their prospects in the region

■ Stabilised nitrogen: what is new since last year?