About Yara

Yara at a glance

Agriculture development

Key figures

  • Revenues (2013): NOK 85.1 billion (NOK 84.5 billion in 2012)
  • EBITDA (2013): NOK 13.3 billion (NOK 17.0 billion in 2012)
  • Fertilizer sales: 23.7 million tons (20.7 million tons in 2012)
  • Industrial sales*: 6 million tons (*including CO2) (4.7 million tons in 2012 - *excluding industrial gases)
  • Number of employees (Number at year-end): 9,759 (8,052 in 2012)

Key facts

  • Established as Norsk Hydro in 1905, demerged as Yara International ASA in 2004
  • President and CEO (acting) since October 2014: Torgeir Kvidal 
  • Headquartered in Oslo, Norway: Listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange
  • Global presence with operations and offices in more than 50 countries and sales to more than 150 countries 

Our business:

Agriculture development

  • We offer the most comprehensive range of fertilizers in the industry
  • Our portfolio ranges from single nutrient fertilizers to complex compounds and micronutrients for feeding plants
  • Global leading producer of ammonia, nitrates, NPK, and specialty fertilizers

Industrial solutions

  • Our portfolio contains products and integrated solutions for optimizing industrial processes, water treatment and preventing air pollution, including NOX abatement solutions for industrial plants, vehicles and vessels
  • Expertise in CO2, Dry Ice and solutions for the civil explosives and mining industries
  • European leading position in nitrogen applications

Yara in Brazil

Brazil has become Yara’s single most important market.
Already established as the market leader, Yara sees further growth opportunities in Brazil – where agricultural farmland is expected to expand, and yields to increase. See all the stories here.

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Impact report 2013(PDF, 2.9MB)

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