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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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ICL bets on polyhalite as UK potash production finally ends

The Boulby potash mine in North Yorkshire, operated by Israel Chemicals Ltd (ICL) since 2001, is set to become the world’s first dedicated polyhalite mine this year as the...

By Humphrey Knight & Rajiv Ram 05 June 2018