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Identification number in the register: 68208004617-79
Registration date: 26/11/2010 15:39:39

The information on this entity was last modified on: 21/02/2017 14:43:31
The date of the last annual update was: 21/02/2017 14:43:31
Next update due latest on: 21/02/2018

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual



Societe anonyme

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Companies & groups

    Contact details

Da Vinci laan, 1 Corporate Village - Artemis Building
Brussels (Zaventem) 1935


    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Yves Bonte

Directeur delegue

    Person in charge of EU relations


Head of Public Affairs and Industry Relations

    Goals / remit

Yara is an old norse word for "a good year", characterized by a good harvest.
We try to live up to the ambition in our name in many ways and at many levels. Our primary activity is the production and distribution of plant nutrients, combined with extension service and knowledge transfer, help farmers get better yield and deliver healthy food to a growing population in the most effective and sustainable way. We enable more biomass growth to deliver renewable energy to the world. With our industrial environmental products we help cleanse the air and eliminate toxic waste by delivering new and innovative solutions for the control and capture of emissions.


    Specific activities covered by the Register

all policies, initiatives and files concerning :
- industry and trade
- energy
- agriculture
- environment and climate change



Comitee Europeenne Normalisation (CEN)




- environmental legislation on climate, soil, water etc.
- agriculture policy for Europe
- all legislation regarding our products i.e. fertilizers and Yara Environmental Solution Products
- national and international trade policies

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

100%: 4  



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Jean Paul BEENS 10/10/2016 06/10/2017

    Fields of interest

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Development
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Food Safety
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade

    Membership and affiliation

Yara is a member of Fertilizers Europe/European Fertilizer Manufacturers Association.(FE/EFMA)
Yara is a member of the International Fertilizers Association IFA
Yara is through its production/sales locations also member of the national fertilizer associations throughout the EU and abroad.
Friends of Europe
Cool Farm Alliance
CEFIC and its national chemical associations

    Financial data

01/2016  -  12/2016

700,000 € - 799,999 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

In 2016, Yara International ASA globally had approx. 36 million tons of product sales of which approx. 7 million tons of industrial and environmental solution products globally.
Global turnover amounts to approx. 13 billion USD.
More financial details can be found on

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.