NEWS
Local Buyer Seen for Uralkali Stake
Wed Oct 2, 2013 04:53 PM CDT

MOSCOW (Dow Jones) -- A large stake in Russian potash giant Uralkali is likely to be sold to one of several wealthy local investors bidding for the embattled company, despite interest from some potential foreign bidders, people close to the discussions said Wednesday.

The people said that the Kremlin is eager to repair a rift with neighboring Belarus that led to the collapse of an informal global price cartel in the vital fertilizer additive potash and the arrest in Minsk in August of Uralkali's chief executive on charges of abuse of office that the company has dismissed as political.

The ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Cattle Market There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell oppo...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 2 Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time th...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on depreciation recapture, defining a "true" lease and ...
  • Ask the Vet Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?
Related News Stories
Nitrogen Plans Altered
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
DTN Fertilizer Outlook
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Parallels to 1997
Co-op Backtracks on N Plant