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Global Fertilizer Outlook - 4
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Jan 14, 2014 03:04 PM CST

TAMPA, Fla. (DTN) -- Recent reports that a powerful Russian potash cartel that broke up last July may resume under a new agreement has perhaps capped off several months of uncertainty and sharp price changes in the potash market.

A recent news report by Russian news agency RT.com (http://bit.ly/…) said the new owners of Russian potash producer Uralkali are set to "resume cooperation" with Belaruskali of Belarus.

Yesterday's announcement that Uralkali missed meeting its 2013 production target by half a million metric tons may be one of the factors why.

Together, Uralkali and Belaruskali had controlled 40% of ...

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