Kazakhstan to receive $3.8bn in potash investments from China

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Firm details remain thin on the ground for the Chinese investment in Kazakh potash, however, the deal’s potential to cut off western agrimineral suppliers from China is already apparent.

China is to invest more than $3.8bn in the central Asian republic of Kazakhstan for the development of a national potash industry, with the majority of the capacity planned to be consumed domestically and by Chinese consumers.

Kazakh investment and development minister, Asset Issekeshev, is reported as saying during a...

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