Balderton is a leading fertilizer trading company in Europe trading 4.1 and 2.9 million tons of various products in 2008 and 2009 respectively, with a total turnover of USD 2.3 billion in 2008 and USD 0.8 billion in 2009. Balderton's strong positions in the FSU, Mediterranean, Asia and Africa compliment Yara's positions and distribution system throughout the world.
Balderton Fertilisers' average annual EBITDA for 2007-09 was USD 35 million.
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Yara International ASA is the world's leading chemical company that converts energy, natural minerals and nitrogen from the air into essential products for farmers and industrial customers. As the number one global supplier of mineral fertilizers, we help provide food for a growing world population. Our industrial product portfolio includes environmental protection agents that prevent air pollution. Yara's global workforce of 8000 employees represents the great diversity and knowledge that enables Yara to remain a leading performer in the industry.www.yara.com
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