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Uralkali buys stake in port terminal in Brazil eyeing expansion of Latin American market

9:34 AM MST | February 7, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), a leading global producer of potash, said today that it has acquired a 25% stake in Equiplan Participacoes, which is the main shareholder in Terminais Portuários da Ponta do Felix port terminal at Antonina, Brazil. “We place significant emphasis on enhancing our logistical infrastructure in order to ensure long-term sustainability of shipments to the key markets. Brazil is traditionally one of the most active users of potash fertilizers, which are necessary for growing soybeans and other crops. The location of the city...

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