URALCHEM Group, one of the largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizers in Russia and the CIS.

URALCHEM is the largest ammonium nitrate produce in Russia and one of the top in ammonia, urea and nitrogen fertilizers production in Russia.

Production of ammonium nitrate and its derivatives in Russia in 2021


*Source: “AzotEkon” research group

Production of ammonia in Russia in 2021

*Source: “AzotEkon” research group

Production of urea in Russia in 2021

*Source: “AzotEkon” research group

Production of nitrogen fertilizers in Russia in 2021 

*Source: “AzotEkon” research group

The company has facilities available for production of over 3 million tonnes of ammonia, 3 million tonnes of ammonium nitrate, 1.2 million tonnes of urea and 1 million tonnes of phosphate and compound fertilizers per year.

In 2021 the URALCHEM produced 23.1% of Russian ammonium nitrate, 15.8% of nitrogen fertilizers, 15.1% of ammonia, 14.1% of urea and other fertilizers.

URALCHEM’s key assets include:
  • KCKK Branch of URALCHEM, JSC in Kirovo-Chepetsk, Kirov region;
  • Azot Branch of URALCHEM, JSC in Berezniki, Perm region;
  • PMU Branch of URALCHEM, JSC in Perm, Perm region;
  • Voskresensk Mineral Fertilizers, JSC (Minudobrenya, JSC), Voskresensk, Moscow region;
  • URALCHEM Trading House LLC (Trading House URALCHEM), Perm, Perm region;
  • SIA Uralchem Trading (Latvia);
  • Uralchem-Trans, LLC, Moscow.
The rapid growth of demand for mineral fertilizers in BRIC countries and South-East Asia as well as the rising production of bio fuel assures the long-term development potential for the Company.

URALCHEM’S main competitive advantage is the development and production of innovative fertilizers tailored to particular countries, markets and segments along with ammonium nitrate and urea — in accordance with the chosen strategy of «market tailored products» focused on ensuring production flexibility.

The principal raw stuff used in production of nitrogen fertilizers is the natural gas that is delivered to the companies’ producers under the long-term contracts with Gazprom.