About Yara

Yara at a glance

Agriculture development

Key figures 2014

  • Revenues: NOK 95.3 billion 
  • EBITDA: NOK 16.4 billion 
  • Total Sales: 35.0 million tons 
  • Fertilizer sales: 26.3 million tons 
  • Industrial sales: 6.6 million tons (*Including feed phosphates and CO2
  • Employees: 12,073 at year-end 

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