Kochi based, Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore (FACT), a public sector undertaking (PSU) under Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India received third Muriate of Potash (MoP) ship at Tuticorin port in Tamil Nadu on Monday.
With this 27,500 MT shipment, total MoP import for the year reached 82,000 MT. FACT had placed orders for import of three shipment of MoP.
MoP along with FACT’s prime product FACTAMFOS (NP 20:20:0:13) is a preferred fertiliser combination by the farmers of south India. The company is planning for two more shipments imports during this year.
Earlier the pubic sector undertaking had imported two shipments of MoP and one parcel of NPK-nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium- ( (16:16:16) to meet the demand of farmers during Kharif season.
FACT is one of the first large scale fertiliser manufacturers of the country, is maintaining good performance in manufacturing and marketing of fertilisers during the year.