06 09 2019
IFA Inputs Project Team Leader John Coughlan has accused Fertilizer Europe (FE) of seriously undermining the competitiveness of EU agriculture and destroying farmers’ incomes. He called on Trade Defence Instruments (TDI) members to vote against the Commission’s proposal to impose antidumping (AD) measures on UAN next Tuesday.
IFA Grain Committee Chairman Mark Browne has said the decision by the EU Commission and endorsed by the Member States not to renew Chlorothalonil is a severe blow for the Irish tillage sector.
13 03 2019
Trade and farmer purchases of new season fertiliser stock pre-Xmas particularly were significantly back on the previous year as nitrogen prices had ratcheted up pretty steeply from mid-August 2018 onwards.
IFA Inputs Project Team Chairman John Coughlan has said that recent nitrogen products price increases announced by Yara for September and October are totally unjustified, clearly demonstrating their market power as Europe’s leading nitrogen manufacturer.
IFA President Joe Healy has welcomed the publication by the EU Commission of a “Notice of initiation of a partial interim review of the anti-dumping measures applicable to imports of ammonium nitrate originating in Russia”.