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Rajiv joined CRU in 2017. He contributes across all nutrients in Fertilizers, and to Fertilizer Week as a specialist in agricultural economics.

Rajiv closely monitors agricultural markets – prices, policy and weather – to improve CRU's forecasting of short, medium and long-term fertilizer demand. Rajiv joined CRU from LMC International, where he worked as an economist in the oilseeds team for over three years.

Rajiv holds a BSc in Geography with Economics from the London School of Economics (LSE) and an MSc in Development Studies from the School of African and Oriental Arts (SOAS). 

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US crop tour reveals good fertilizer prospects for 2018

Despite a short-lived price rally in July 2017, global crop prices remain low, capped by large stock overhang and strong output. However, fertilizer demand has remained...

By Rajiv Ram 17 October 2017