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Nutrien to Hike Potash Output Amid Sanctions Against Belarus

  • Company will boost production by 500,000 metric tons in 2021
  • This is the second output-increase announcement in two weeks
Piles of refined potash sits in a storage barn at the Nutrien Ltd. Cory potash mine in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada in this 2019 photo. 

Piles of refined potash sits in a storage barn at the Nutrien Ltd. Cory potash mine in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada in this 2019 photo. 

Photographer: James MacDonald/Bloomberg
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Nutrien Ltd., the world’s biggest fertilizer company, plans to increase its 2021 potash production by 500,000 metric tons in response to tighter global markets.

That will send the Canadian company’s 2021 potash sales to a record high, Nutrien said in a statement Monday.