The U.S. ranks 2nd in fertilizer consumption

According to the World Resources Institute, in 2006 the United States consumed 25,278.6 thousand metric tonnes of fertilizer, or 14.9% of the world’s total fertilizer consumption, which makes the United States rank second in that category. China ranks first, consuming 55,925.6 thousand metric tonnes, or 32.9% of the world total. Just five countries–China, the United States, India, Brazil, and Indonesia–account for two-thirds of all fertilizer consumption.

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