Gavin joined CRU in January 2008. He is a regular contributor to CRU Fertilizers’ Nitrogen and Potash Market Outlooks and cost reports, and has been involved in various single-customer reports related to the Chinese market.
Gavin's focus is on the Chinese nitrogen and potash markets. Gavin formerly worked for China Chamber of Commerce of Metals, Minerals & Chemicals Importers & Exporters (CCCMC) for 14 years, where he gained a wide knowledge of some key industries including fertilizers and chemicals, non-ferrous metals, and industrial minerals.
China is arguably the most important country for the urea industry, accounting for 34% of global urea capacity and 10% of global trade in 2019.