Yara grows knowledge to nurture life by delivering solutions for sustainable agriculture and the environment. Our fertilizers and crop nutrition programs help produce the food required for a growing world population. Our industrial products and solutions reduce emissions; improve air quality and support safe and efficient operations.
Our operations are based on efficient conversion of energy, natural minerals and nitrogen from the air into essential products for agriculture and industry. As the leading global provider of nitrogen fertilizers and industrial applications, we leverage our experience and knowledge to tailor solutions to local needs.
“At Yara we bring our expert knowledge to the market with the goal of creating shared value.”
Torgeir Kvidal, President and CEO (acting)
We deliver quality and reliability globally through an extensive suite of networks. In addition to our strong production and marketing base in Europe, we have increased our activities in North America, Latin America and Australia significantly, while also expanding our footprint in Africa and Asia.
Founded in 1905 Yara has 24 production facilities in 16 countries, we are the world’s largest supplier of mineral fertilizers. From extraction of minerals to distribution of crop nutrients, we have built a unique operation and extensive value chain, offering customers reliability and quality. Yara employs more than 12,000 people worldwide, and we continuously build and improve a common safety culture. We are a truly global company with operations in more than 50 countries and sales to about 150 countries.
We are constantly developing our performance culture based on the core values of Ambition, Trust, Accountability and Teamwork – which recognizes and promotes high performance and high ethical standards among leaders and employees, globally and at all levels.
Key figures 2014
Revenues: NOK 95.3 billion
EBITDA: NOK 16.4 billion
Total Sales: 35.0 million tons
Fertilizer sales: 26.3 million tons
Industrial sales: 6.6 million tons (*Including feed phosphates and CO2 as from 2014 reporting.)
Employees: 12,073 at year-end
Yara International ASA is headquartered in Oslo, Norway and has been listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange since demerging from Norsk Hydro in 2004.