Total fertilizer consumption around 5.2 million MT
Palm Oil consumes around 4.3 million MT; Rubber 150 KT; Rice Paddy 420 KT
Private plantations around 3.2 million MT; government agencies around 1.250 million Mt; small holders and farmers around770 KT and government subsidies around 300 KT.
Malaysia is one of the largest importers of MOP at around 2 million MT per annum.
Domestic NPK consumption around 2 million MT of which NPK compound 1.3 million MT and BB around 700 KT. Domestic production 90% and imports around 10% = 200 KT (Yara, Acron, PhosAgro, Eurochem). However, imports of compound fertilizers with two or more nutrients around 400 KT.
Capacity Utilization around 50%
Of this about 80% are tendered business
Some plantations import their own fertilizers; Hapseng
Major import and production players are Agromate, Agrifert
PETRONAS a major Granular Urea producer and exporter with a total capacity of around 2.3 million MT with three plants; Gurun, Bintulu, Sipitang