Potash

A much tighter global market for potash is expected after one of Uralkali OAO’s (MCX:URKA) mines in Russia faced a major supply outage. It could serve as a catalyst for Canadian fertilizer stocks.

A much tighter global market for potash is expected after one of Uralkali OAO’s (MCX:URKA) mines in Russia faced a major supply outage. It could serve as a catalyst for Canadian fertilizer stocks.

As quoted in the news release:

The shutdown of the Solikamsk-2 potash mine after Uralkali detected an increased flow of brine, which can weaken a mine’s structure, bodes particularly well for producers such as Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. to increase their sales since the Russian mine has annual capacity of approximately 2.3 million tonnes.

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