National Fertilizers (NFL) has achieved highest-ever fertilizer sale of 12.85 lakh metric tonnes (LMT) in Q1 June 2020. This is about 21.5% higher than the sales of 10.57 LMT reported in Q1 June 2019.
Other than significant growth in Urea sale, Phosphatic and Potassic (P&K) fertilizers also recorded a growth of 13% during the quarter, NFL said in a statement after market hours on Friday (3 July).
Meanwhile, the company sold 5.30 LMT of fertilizers in June 2020, up 15.5% compared with 459 LMT sold in the same month last year.
Shares of National Fertilizers fell 2.53% at Rs 30.8 on BSE.
NFL is engaged in producing and marketing urea, neem coated urea, bio-fertilizers (solid and liquid) and other allied industrial products. As of 31 March 2020, the Government of India holds 74.71% stake in the company.