Uralkali is a Russian potash fertilizer producer and exporter. It is traded on the Moscow Exchange using the symbol, URKA. The Company’s assets consist of 5 mines and 7 ore-treatment mills situated in the towns of Berezniki and Solikamsk (Perm Territory, Russian Federation). Uralkali employs ca.11,000 people (in the main production unit).
The company produces standard and granular potassium chloride (KCl) and supplies it (through its own trader Uralkali Trading) to over 60 countries, with the major markets including Brazil, India, China, Southeast Asia, Russia, USA, and Europe. In 2015 Uralkali produced 11.4 million tonnes of potash (KCl).
Uralkali develops Verkhnekamskoye field of potassium and magnesium salts, world's second largest in terms of potash ore reserves. The Company’s total ore reserves total approximately 8.2 billion tonnes. Uralkali holds the development licences for the Ust-Yayvinsky and Polovodovsky blocks at the Verkhnekamskoye field, which contain ore reserves of 1.291 and 3.074 billion tonnes respectively. Uralkali also holds the development licence for the Romanovsky Block of the Verkhnekamskoye deposit with the estimated reserves of 385 million tonnes of sylvinite ore.
As of 5 October 2016, Uralkali's shareholder structure is as follows: 5.61% free float, 20.00% Rinsoco Trading Co. Limited, 19.99% UralChem, 54.40% Quasi-treasury shares.
Despite the growth in revenue in the first half of 2018, the producer of potash fertilizers showed an "accounting loss" in rubles. It was the result of huge currency debts of the company Dmitry Mazepin, which reached 5.4 billion dollars and because of the fall in the ruble rate ruined the financial statistics.
Following the meeting of the owners of metallurgical and chemical companies with the presidential aide, Andrei Belousov, it was decided that 513 billion rubles should not be paid. The size of the "tribute" fell to 200-300 billion rubles under the sauce "investment in infrastructure."
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