TORONTO Oct 31 Potash Corp of Saskatchewan
acknowledged on Wednesday that it has held talks with
Israeli government officials around potentially increasing its
ownership stake in Israel Chemical Ltd (ICL).
The world's largest fertilizer company issued a statement on
the matter after ICL's majority shareholder, Israel Corp Ltd
, in a regulatory filing confirmed media reports of
In a brief statement, Potash Corp said: "No deal has been
formulated; there is no assurance that a deal will be reached,
or that parties will sign an agreement."
The Saskatoon, Saskatchewan-based fertilizer maker said it
does not intend to comment further on this matter at this time.