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Mr. Barrie Bain

  • Forename: Barrie
  • Surname: Bain
  • Primary Position: Commercial Consultant
  • Secondary Position: Economics Consultant

Brief CV

Barrie Bain, one of the original founders of FERTECON, is responsible for FERTECON's current information services, which cover the international market for fertilizer raw materials, intermediates and finished fertilizer products. He also manages and contributes to consultancy studies and multi-client services on potash and nitrogen. He also analyses the impact of energy developments on fertilizers. He has a wealth of experience in researching and analysing the international market for fertilizer products, i.e. nitrogen and phosphate fertilizers and potash. He is the editor on the fortnightly potash market report and quarterly Potash Outlook report. He was responsible for the development of FERTECON’s weekly sulphur market reports and has followed day-to-day market and price developments in the sulphur market for over 20 years. The FERTECON Sulphur Fax is recognised as the most reliable source of market and price information in the world. He has presented papers at a number of major industry conferences on a number of topics, including the fertilizer industry of the FSU. He has visited potash facilities in the UK and Russia.


  • BSc (Hons) Economics

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