About Yara

Yara at a glance

We deliver sustainable solutions for Agriculture and the Environment.
Sustainable solutions for agriculture

Key figures 2014

  • Revenues: NOK 95.3 billion (USD 15.1 billion)
  • EBITDA: NOK 16.4 billion (USD 2.7 billion)
  • Total Sales: 35.0 million tons 
  • Fertilizer sales: 26.3 million tons 
  • Industrial sales: 6.6 million tons (*Including feed phosphates and CO2
  • Employees: 12,073 at year-end 

Key facts

  • Established as Norsk Hydro in 1905, demerged as Yara International ASA in 2004
  • President and CEO (acting) since October 2014: Torgeir Kvidal 
  • Headquartered in Oslo, Norway: Listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange

Our business:

Our Production Platform 

We are the world’s largest producer of ammonia, nitrates and NPKs, providing the foundation of Yara’s fertilizer and industrial solutions

  • Operational efficiency
  • Clean technologies
  • Safe and reliable production

Crop Nutrition solutions

We are the leading provider of sustainable crop nutrition solutions, supporting farmer profitability through knowledge, optimal quality and productivity.

  • Global and local agronomic, marketing and sales knowledge
  • Presence in about 50 countries and sales to about 150 countries worldwide

Nitrogen applications and environmental solutions

We have a leading position in nitrogen applications, and have become a total solutions provider in the market for emission control solutions

  • Reagents and solutions to reduce emissions from plants, ships, trucks and cars 
  • Nitrate-based chemicals with applications ranging from renewable energy to pharmaceutical industry 
  • Solutions for the civil explosives industry 
  • CO2 in a gas, liquid and dry ice format 
  • Solutions for animal feed

Supply and Trade

Supply & Trade plays an expert role in realizing Yara’s scale advantages and serving the operating segments with cost competitive and high quality raw materials 

  • Unique ammonia trade and logistics worldwide
  • Purchase of energy, potassium, and phosphate rock 
  • Sourcing and trade of finished fertilizer and ammonia 
  • Mining operations 
  • New Supply Chain in Europe

Our products and solutions help:

  • Produce 240 mill. tons of grains
  • Feed 240 mill. people 
  • Deliver fresh air for 50 mill. citizens
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