The Agricultural Retailers Association, American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Cotton Council and National Sorghum Producers are asking the U.S. Court of International Trade to overturn a previous decision regarding phosphate fertilizer imports from Morocco. In March, the ITC began imposing tariffs on Moroccan and Russian phosphate fertilizers. Mosaic filed the petition to implement the tariffs. “We’re facing sever cost hikes on fertilizers and are worried about fertilizer shortages,” said Chris Edgington, president, NCGA. The farm groups claim Mosaic controls over 80 percent of the phosphate market.
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