Who controls potash prices?

By Simon Moores
Published: Wednesday, 25 August 2010

Aggressive BHP policy will drastically change an industry reliant on delicate pricing

In 2009 when potash demand was non-existent, the handful of global producers stuck together and cut production to preserve prices.

The move stopped the price of potash from hitting rock bottom and maintained the industry’s value through the worst period for demand in history. 

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