Uralkali'a production of potassium chloride rose 61% year-over-year to 2.8 million tonnes in Q4 2013, full-year production up 10% to 10 million tonnes

, January 13, 2014 (press release) – Uralkali (LSE: URKA; the Company) has today announced its production results for the full year 2013. Uralkali produced 2.8 million tonnes of potassium chloride (KCI) in the fourth quarter of 2013, which represents a 61% increase compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. The Company produced 10 million tonnes of KCl in 12 months of 2013, representing a 10% year-on-year increase.

Q4 2013 Q4 2012 12 months 2013 12 months 2012
2.8 mln tonnes 1.8 mln tonnes 10 mln tonnes 9.1 mln tonnes

Uralkali (www.uralkali.com) is one of the world’s largest potash producers with a share of about 20% of global potash production. The Company’s assets consist of 5 mines and 7 ore-treatment mills situated in the towns of Berezniki and Solikamsk (Perm Territory, Russia). Uralkali employs ca. 11,800 people (in the main production unit). Uralkali’s shares and GDRs are traded on the RTS-MICEX and LSE, respectively.

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