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"We take a long-term view that demand for potash will resume," EuroChem CFO Andrey Ilyin said on the sidelines of the BMO Farm to Market conference in New York, after giving a presentation. "
NEW YORK, May 14- A takeover of Mosaic Co is unlikely in the near term and would be affordable to only a handful of players, executives said in an interview on Tuesday.
NEW YORK, May 14- A takeover of Mosaic Co is unlikely in the near term and would be affordable to only a handful of players, executives said in an interview on Tuesday. Chief Executive Jim Prokopanko said Mosaic has worked hard to expand its phosphate and potash operations around the world, work that would require a sizeable investment to match.
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*Company looks to buy shares restricted since Cargill split. May 13- U.S. fertilizer producer Mosaic Co plans to have accumulated a $2 billion cash pile by the end of May to buy back shares locked up since its split from agribusiness giant Cargill Inc..
*Expects $2 bln surplus cash, $3 bln debt capacity as of May 31. May 13- Mosaic Co, the second-largest fertilizer producer in North America, will delay plans to expand potash production in Western Canada due to unfavorable market conditions, a company executive said. Vale SA said in March that it planned to pull out of a $6 billion potash project in Argentina.
May 13- U.S. fertilizer company Mosaic Co said it favors buybacks over dividends to deploy about $2 billion in surplus cash it expects to have as of May 31. The company has about $3 billion of debt capacity, Mosaic also said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday.
NEW DELHI/ MUMBAI, May 1- India on Wednesday decided to cut the subsidies on phosphate and potash-based fertilisers in the fiscal year that began in April in an effort to rein in its fiscal deficit. India imports all its potash and also buys about 90 percent of its phosphate from abroad.
Potash Corp currently holds a 14 percent stake in ICL, the world's sixth-largest producer of the key fertilizer ingredient.
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Potash Corp, which is attempting to gain majority control of ICL, is a partner with Mosaic and Agrium Inc in Canpotex Ltd, the offshore selling agency for potash that the three companies mine in Western Canada.
*Third-quarter EPS 81 cents vs 64 cents year earlier. Shares of the Plymouth, Minnesota- based company, which has a market value of about $25 billion, rose 1.1 percent to $59.30 in early trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
U.S. stock index futures held their gains on the final trading day of the quarter, with the S&P taking another aim at its closing high level, as the calm surrounding the opening of Cyprus banks trumped a mixed bag of economic reports.
*Third-quarter EPS 81 cents vs 64 cents year earlier. March 28- U.S. fertilizer producer Mosaic Co reported a 26 percent rise in third-quarter profit, driven by higher potash and phosphate volumes and said it wants to buy back shares later this year, lifting its stock 1.3 percent on Thursday.
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*Potash Corp wants to buy at least a majority stake. *Potash Corp to put focus on volume, not price. *Potash Corp shares rise slightly.
Feb 21- Canadian fertilizer company Agrium Inc reported a record profit for the fourth quarter on Thursday, handily beating expectations due to higher demand for crop protection products and fertilizer from farmers, ahead of a proxy battle with its largest shareholder.
MUMBAI, Feb 8- India plans to cut its fertiliser subsidy bill by at least 15 percent for the fiscal year 2013-14, four sources told Reuters, a move that takes advantage of a fall in international prices to help narrow the country's fiscal deficit.
NEW YORK, Feb 4- Potash miner Prospect Global Resources Inc won't open its first mine until at least 2015, but the American upstart is already upsetting the multibillion-dollar fertilizer industry where a few players control a crucial ingredient in the global food chain.