PLYMOUTH, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) today announced that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Sinochem, China’s largest agricultural inputs company. As part of the MOU, Sinochem intends to purchase phosphate rock and phosphate fertilizers, including premium products, from Mosaic.
“We are pleased to build on our promising relationship with Sinochem,” said Mosaic President and CEO Joc O’Rourke. “Sinochem is developing a Modern Agriculture Platform for China, and we at Mosaic look forward to partnering with Sinochem to contribute to this important progress for Chinese farmers.”
The MOU establishes a mutually beneficial relationship through which Mosaic could contribute to Sinochem’s success by providing both expertise and products. Terms and conditions of the purchases are to be outlined in a separate contract between the two parties.
“We believe this agreement can lead to meaningful value for Mosaic, Sinochem and China’s farmers,” Mr. O’Rourke said.
About The Mosaic Company
The Mosaic Company is one of the world's leading producers and marketers of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. Mosaic is a single-source provider of phosphate and potash fertilizers and feed ingredients for the global agriculture industry. More information on the company is available at www.mosaicco.com.
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