22 March 2021
In January 2021, PJSC “Azot” (Cherkasy) produced by 20% more fertilizers compared year-on-year with the previous year
In January 2021, PJSC “Azot” (Cherkasy), a member of Group DF nitrogen line of business, produced 180,700 t of nitrogen fertilizers.
In particular, the company produced 58,200 t of commercial ammonium nitrate, 44,400 t of commercial urea, 75,500 t of urea ammonium nitrate (UAN), 2,600 t of aqueous ammonia. Over the reporting period, the company also produced 66,800 t of ammonia and 74,000 t of non-concentrated nitric acid, which is the raw material for the production of nitrogen fertilizers.
The plant continues to increase the production of new types of UAN with different nitrogen content. Thus, the production of UAN-32 increased from 40,400 t in January 2020 to 44,900 t this year. Whereas last January, only 2,000 t of UAN-30 was produced, this January the output reached 15,400 t. This January, the company produced 15,200 tons of UAN-28, whereas last year it was not produced at all.
In 2020, UAH324.1 million was invested in PJSC “Azot” (Cherkasy) modernization. The major investment projects included upgrade of department No. 1 of M-5 workshop producing non-concentrated nitric acid. This ambitious project lasted for almost 1.5 years. The volume of investments amounted to UAH 18 million.
In January 2020, PJSC “Azot” (Cherkasy) produced 149,600 t of nitrogen fertilizers: 49,200 t of commercial ammonium nitrate; 57,400 t of commercial urea; 42,500 t of UAN; 582 t of aqueous ammonia.