National Fertilizers (NFL) has received permission from Commerce Ministry for importing urea for three months. So far state trading enterprises (STEs) including MMTC and STC were permitted to import the fertiliser.
In the first quarter 2017-18, urea production stood at 55.60 lakh tonnes, DAP at 13.35 lakh tonnes and complex fertilisers at 15.91 lakh tonnes.
National Fertilizers is second largest producer of Nitrogenous Fertilizers in the India commanding 16.5% of market share. The company also manufactures spectrum of industrial products which include Methanol, Sodium Nitrate, Sodium Nitrite, Nitric Acid, Sulphur, Liquid Oxygen, Liquid CO2, Liquid Nitrogen etc.