Potash – Bloomberg reported that Uralkali believes that China is reluctant to sign long-term contracts, and may switch to the spot market.
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Potash – India is just one of the many nations in the world dealing with a food crisis. While the country is experiencing unprecedented population growth, the amount of arable land is shrinking, thereby increasing the need for fertilizers.
Potash – Potash prices were on the upswing in the latter half of 2010, and have amplified this trend so far in 2011, buoyed by strength in the grain markets.
Potash – Despite uncertainty over the stability of the global economic recovery, the fertilizer market is holding up very well, and will be buoyed over the coming years by supply shortages.
Potash – Knowing very well that economic troubles may lie ahead, executives of major fertilizer companies have stood firm in claiming that their industry is well-positioned to withstand a bumpy ride, and claim that it will take a “severe and prolonged” global recession to crimp fertilizer demand.
Potash – Bloomberg reports that OAO Sberbank will receive 35 percent of Belaruskali, the Belarusian potash producer, as collateral for a $2 billion loan.
Potash – Canpotex and India have finally come to a six-month deal in which India will pay, at least at the onset, $470 per tonne including freight, for potash, approximately the same rate that China is paying.
Potash – The June vote by the US Senate to stop ethanol subsidies has raised concerns about the impact the decision may have on the potash market.
Potash – Rumours are spreading that a state-owned Chinese company may come forward with a purchase offer for Belarus’ prized asset, potash miner Belaruskali.
Potash – With Belarusian potash miner Belaruskali up for sale, rumours are running wild over who could be a potential suitor for one of the world’s biggest potash producers.