Uralkali quits potash cartel: Move sends shock waves through potash sector

September 2013
Mining Engineering;Sep2013, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p12
Academic Journal
The article reports that Russian potash fertilizer company Uralkali quit the potash cartel Belarusian Potash Co. (BPC) on July 31, 2013. Topics discussed include the impact of Uralkali's move to the global potash sector, the possible dominance of potash export venture Canpotex in the global potash industry, and the plans of Uralkali after pulling out of the BPC venture. It discusses the rumors that emerged about conflicts between Uralkali and its partner potash maker Belaruskali.


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