Industry Canada Says Clement to Make Statement in Ottawa at 5:50 p.m.

Canadian Industry Minister Tony Clement will make a statement at 5:50 p.m. New York time today, his spokeswoman Lynn Meahan said in an e-mail message.

Today is the deadline for a decision on whether to approve BHP Billiton Ltd.’s $40 billion hostile bid for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc.

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