About Yara

2012: Key expansions

During 2012 capacity was added through expansions of existing production facilities, including the Qafco 5 and Qafco 6 plants in Qatar. The Vlaardingen specialty fertilizer plant in the Netherlands again became 100% owned by Yara.

The Qafco 5 and 6 expansions were completed in 2012, with one ammonia/urea line starting in February and the second starting in August, adding an additional 2.3 million tons of urea per annum to the total Qafco urea capacity of approximately 5.5 million tons. With a daily production of more than 15,000 tons, Qafco is the largest urea producing site in the world.

In 2012 the Vlaardingen specialty fertilizer plant in the Netherlands again became 100% owned by Yara. The plant has an annual capacity of about 65,000 tons of water soluble fertilizers and 125,000 tons of liquid fertilizer, contributing to Yara’s leading position as a fertigation solutions provider.

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