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Emerging markets Compared by Agriculture > Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons

DEFINITION: Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. The time reference for fertilizer consumption is the crop year (July through June).

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 39.6 million metric tons 2002
2 India 16.12 million metric tons 2002
3 Brazil 7.68 million metric tons 2002
4 Indonesia 2.99 million metric tons 2002
5 Pakistan 2.96 million metric tons 2002
6 Turkey 1.74 million metric tons 2002
7 Mexico 1.71 million metric tons 2002
8 Thailand 1.7 million metric tons 2002
9 Poland 1.51 million metric tons 2002
10 Russia 1.47 million metric tons 2002
11 Malaysia 1.23 million metric tons 2002
12 South Africa 965,100 metric tons 2002
13 Argentina 739,526 metric tons 2002
14 Philippines 723,020 metric tons 2002
15 Colombia 691,500 metric tons 2002
16 Ukraine 589,000 metric tons 2002
17 Hungary 501,321 metric tons 2002
18 Chile 455,000 metric tons 2002
19 Romania 326,123 metric tons 2002
20 Venezuela 300,000 metric tons 2002
21 Peru 274,007 metric tons 2002
22 Lithuania 194,000 metric tons 2002
23 Bulgaria 165,943 metric tons 2002
24 Latvia 50,029 metric tons 2002
25 Estonia 27,007 metric tons 2002

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