EU Commission sets up group of experts to receive information on fertiliser markets

In its Communication of 9 November 2022 entitled 'Ensuring availability and affordability of fertilisers' the Commission committed to establish an observatory for fertilisers markets in the EU.

To this end, the Commission's responsible services - Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development ('DG AGRI') – has been charged to set up the EU Fertilisers Market Observatory as a group of experts on availability and affordability of fertilisers. The group’s tasks will include assess the current fertiliser markets situation, provide reliable data, assist the Commission in fostering market transparency along the supply chain and also sharing best practices. ECN will apply to be selected as an expert member.

For a thorough overview of the new expert group’s  scope and activities and access more information click here.