Two decades before seizing Crimea, Vladimir Putin showed his willingness to challenge the post-Cold War order in defense of Russians in Estonia, a country now bracing for the possibility he may go even further.
OAO Uralkali, the world’s largest potash producer, lowered its forecast for global deliveries of the crop nutrient because of bad weather in Canada and delivery issues in Europe this year, saying prices may gain.
European Union pig farms are missing out on a boom in U.S. prices after Russia banned imports from the 28-country bloc, spurring Brussels to file a World Trade Organization case today after talks to reopen trade failed.
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. Chief Executive Officer Bill Doyle, who fended off BHP Billiton Ltd.’s hostile takeover bid for the Canadian fertilizer producer only to later lose a price war with a Russian rival, will step down after almost 15 years.
Almost half of Ukrainians say they desire Ikea products more than any other global brand, yet the largest home-furnishings retailer hasn’t been able to crack the market in a decade of trying. The reason: it won’t pay a bribe.
China and Germany plan to boost a railway route between their countries as President Xi Jinping prepares to welcome a cargo train packed with laptops and electronics in Duisburg, the world’s biggest inland port.