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The global ammonium sulfate market size was USD 1.04 billion in 2020 and is projected to grow from USD 1.08 billion in 2021 to USD 1.50 billion in 2028 at a CAGR of 4.8% during 2021-2028.  Ammonium sulfate, a white, odorless, and water-soluble inorganic compound, finds application in various industries. However, its role in agriculture as a fertilizer makes it a significant player in the global market. This article explores the current trends, growth projections, and key factors driving the ammonium sulfate market.

Market Size and Growth:

  • Fortune Business Insights report a projected CAGR of 4.8% during the 2021-2028 period, reaching USD 1.50 billion by 2028 [Fortune Business Insights].

Factors Driving Growth:

  • Agriculture: The increasing demand for fertilizers, particularly in regions like Asia-Pacific with growing populations, is a key drivers. Ammonium sulfate provides essential nitrogen and sulfur nutrients for crops.

  • Diverse Applications: Apart from fertilizers, ammonium sulfate finds use in flame retardants, food additives, and various industrial processes. This diversification fuels market growth.

Regional Analysis:

  • Asia-Pacific dominates the market, holding a significant share due to its booming agricultural sector and presence of major manufacturers [Fortune Business Insights, ChemAnalyst].

  • Other regions like North America and Europe are expected to witness steady growth due to their established agricultural practices.


Growth Factors:

The ammonium sulfate market is expected to experience steady growth in the coming years, driven by several key factors:

  • Booming Agriculture: This is the primary driver. Ammonium sulfate is a crucial fertilizer, providing essential nitrogen and sulfur for healthy crop growth. With a rising global population and increasing demand for food, agricultural needs are propelling the market forward [MRFR, ChemAnalyst]. This is particularly prominent in regions like Asia-Pacific, where agriculture plays a major role in the economy.

  • Diverse Applications: Beyond fertilizers, ammonium sulfate finds uses in various industries, creating a broader market base. It's used in flame retardants, as a food additive to enhance flavor, and in numerous industrial processes [ChemAnalyst]. This diversification helps the market grow even if demand fluctuates in any one sector.

  • Other Supportive Factors: Growing awareness of the benefits of sulfur in fertilizers, along with advancements in agricultural practices that promote efficient use of nutrients, can further contribute to market growth.


  • Fluctuations in the prices of raw materials like ammonia and sulfur can significantly impact production costs and market stability.

  • Environmental concerns regarding fertilizer runoff necessitate the development of sustainable production and application methods for ammonium sulfate.

Key Players:

  • Royal DSM, AdvanSix, OCI N.V., and Nutrien are some leading producers of ammonium sulfate globally.

Challenges and Future Outlook:

  • Fluctuations in raw material prices, particularly ammonia and sulfur, can impact production costs and market stability.

  • Environmental concerns regarding fertilizer runoff necessitate the development of sustainable production and application practices.

Market Scope of the Report:

The market estimates presented in the report result from a comprehensive research approach involving various research channels such as primary research, secondary research, and subject-matter expert consultations. These market estimates consider the influence of existing market dynamics and a range of economic, social, and political factors on the Ammonium sulphate Market. Additionally, the market data is shaped by regulations, government expenditures, and advancements in research and development. Both positive and negative market changes are factored into these estimations.

Market Segmentation:

The study offers detailed segmentation of the global Ammonium sulphate market based on Type, End User, and region. The report provides in-depth discussions of these segments and their sub-divisions, supported by tables and figures. Market players and investors can strategize their approaches based on the high-revenue and rapidly growing segments highlighted in the report.

Research Approach:

The report incorporates primary information collected directly from key stakeholders through quantitative and qualitative analyses utilizing the Porter Five Force model’s parameters. The report emphasizes macroeconomic indicators, trends within the parent market, and growth drivers. A comprehensive understanding of the market is achieved through both primary and secondary research. Rigorous checks were performed on the data used in the report to ensure its authenticity and quality. The credibility of evaluations and market segments is established using both bottom-up and top-down methodologies.

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