Case | HBS Case Collection | December 2013

Yara International

by Forest Reinhardt and James Weber

Abstract

This case examines world fertilizer markets from the perspective of a large Norwegian producer. The global fertilizer industry is critical to food production and to food security, and hence is the object of numerous forms of government intervention. The case analyzes questions of business strategy within this politically charged economic environment.

Keywords: globalization; regulation; strategy; business-government relations; International trade; international strategy; Agribusiness; Food; Growth and Development; Government and Politics;

Citation:

Reinhardt, Forest, and James Weber. "Yara International." Harvard Business School Case 714-002, December 2013.