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Uralkali Ramps Up Potash Production
Tue Oct 22, 2013 10:35 AM CDT

MOSCOW (Dow Jones) -- Russian potash producer Uralkali JSC (URKA.RS) has ramped up output significantly as part of its new strategy, a board member says, despite a possible sale of the company and the fact its chief executive remains under arrest in Belarus on charges stemming from the change in tactics.

Uralkali's departure from a trading partnership with Belarus in July ended an informal global pricing cartel and was expected to drive down prices for the fertilizer ingredient considerably, but the market has remained in limbo as buyers wait to see if the possible sale might resurrect the old sales ...

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