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Thu Jan 30, 2014 07:26 AM CST

(Dow Jones) -- Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. posted a 45% drop in fourth-quarter earnings Thursday as it continued to battle slumping prices for potash in the wake of last year's breakup of a Russian-Belarusian trading partnership that sent prices for the key fertilizer ingredient tumbling.

The world's largest potash miner also issued weaker-than-expected earnings guidance for 2014 on expectations for continued pricing pressure in the near term.

Potash Corp. said its fourth-quarter profit fell to $230 million, or 26 cents a share, hurt in part by a five-cent-a-share charge for job cuts made in December. A year earlier, it ...

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