Yara at a glance

As the world’s leading fertilizer company and a provider of environmental solutions, we address global challenges and create positive change.

Food shortages

Limited farm land

Air pollution

These are the challenges that drive our mission and this is how we address them

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Smiling woman corn farmer, Africa

We improve yield

and increase global food security by providing crop nutrition solutions to 20 million farmers worldwide.

Family with good cucumber harvest, Asia

We increase farmers' profits

and reduce poverty by helping feed 300 million people by the use of our crop nutrition solutions.

Trucks on a highway

We reduce environmental impact

by helping customers reduce NOx emissions by 1.4m tonnes in 2016, equal to France's total annual emissions.

Man and woman durian farmers, Thailand

Without fertilizer, millions of people would starve, rain forests would be destroyed, and farmers would lose their livelihoods.

Farmer with drone

Yes, farmers everywhere are using tablets, apps and technology to grow better and more crops! We call it smart farming!

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Air pollution is not an option. Yara’s solutions reduce harmful emissions from industry, automotive and ship transport.

In collaboration with customers and partners, Yara grows knowledge to responsibly feed the world and protect the planet, to fulfill its vision of a collaborative society, a world without hunger and a planet respected.

Our crop nutrition solutions and precision farming offerings allow farmers to increase yields and improve product quality while reducing environmental impact. Our environmental and industrial solutions improve air quality and reduce emissions, and are key ingredients in the production of a wide range of products. We foster an open culture of diversity and inclusion that promotes the safety and integrity of our employees, contractors, business partners, and society at large.   

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Key figures

  • Revenues: NOK 93.8 billion
  • EBITDA: NOK 11.1 billion
  • Total Deliveries: 36.3 million tonnes
  • Fertilizer sales: 27.1 million tonnes
  • Industrial sales: 7.1 million tonnes
  • Ammonia trade: 2 million tonnes

Key facts

  • Established as Norsk Hydro in 1905
  • Demerged as Yara International ASA in 2004
  • President and CEO, Svein Tore Holsether, since Sept. 2015
  • Headquartered in Oslo, Norway
  • Listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange
  • More than 16,000 employees