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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 68208004617-79
Registration date: 26/11/10 15:39:39

The information on this organisation was last modified on 17/11/14 11:04:15
The date of the last annual update was 17/11/14 11:04:15

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: YARA S.A.
Acronym: YARA S.A.
Legal status: Societe anonyme
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Yves Bonte
Position: Directeur delegue

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  JEAN PAUL BEENS
Position: Head of Public Affairs and Industry Relations

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 1 Da Vinci laan Corporate Village - Artemis Building
Brussels (Zaventem) 1935
Telephone number: (+32) 27735500
Fax number: (+32) 27735405
Other contact information: Head of Public Affairs and Industry Relations
Jean Paul Beens
1, Da Vinci laan - Corporate Village - Artemis Building
1935 Brussels (Zaventem)
+32 475 80 56 96

Director Public Affairs
Natalia Federighi
1, Da Vinci laan - Corporate Village - Artemis Building
1935 Brussels (Zaventem)
+32 497815167

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: 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.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

- 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

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

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


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

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.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 7250000  € - 7500000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

In 2013, Yara International ASA globally had over 23 million tons of fertilizer sales and little under 4 million tons of industrial and environmental solution products globally.
Global turnover amounts to approx. 15 billion USD.

Code of conduct

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