This chart shows superphosphate import and export details by country.
Superphosphate widely used for mineral phosphorus fertilizer. The phosphorus in superphosphate is usually in the form of monocalcium phosphate and free phosphoric acid. The fertilizer contains gypsum and other admixtures, such as iron and aluminum phosphates, silica, and fluorine compounds. Superphosphate is obtained by the treatment of natural phosphates—apatite or phosphorite—or an apatite concentrate with sulfuric acid according to the reaction