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Yara International Approves Dividend And Elects Board Members In Line With Nomination Committee Proposal
Tuesday, 8 May 2018 

May 8 (Reuters) - Yara International ASA ::YARA INTERNATIONAL SAYS YARA APPROVES DIVIDEND AND ELECTS BOARD MEMBERS IN LINE WITH NOMINATION COMMITTEE PROPOSAL.APPROVED A DIVIDEND OF NOK 6.50 PER SHARE.NEW BOARD ELECTED GEIR ISAKSEN AS ITS CHAIR AND MARIA MORÆUS HANSSEN AS VICE CHAIR.DIVIDEND OF NOK 6.50 PER SHARE WILL BE PAID ON 23 MAY 2018 TO SHAREHOLDERS AS OF 8 MAY 2018.  Full Article

Fertilizer firm Yara's q1 EBITDA below forecast, maintains guidance
Friday, 20 Apr 2018 

April 20 (Reuters) - Yara International ASA ::YARA Q1 NET RESULT $116 MILLION (REUTERS POLL $135 MILLION).YARA Q1 EBITDA EX SPECIAL ITEMS $377 MILLION (REUTERS POLL $393 MILLION).YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA: YARA IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM IS ON TRACK TO REACH AT LEAST USD 500 MILLION OF ANNUAL EBITDA IMPROVEMENT BY 2020, OF WHICH USD 275 MILLION HAS BEEN REALIZED AS OF Q1 2018.YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA: BASED ON CURRENT FORWARD MARKETS FOR OIL PRODUCTS AND NATURAL GAS, YARA'S SPOT-PRICED GAS COSTS FOR SECOND AND Q3 2018 ARE EXPECTED TO BE USD 90 MILLION AND USD 70 MILLION HIGHER THAN A YEAR EARLIER.YARA: GLOBAL FARM MARGIN OUTLOOK AND INCENTIVES FOR FERTILIZER APPLICATION ARE SHOWING SIGNS OF IMPROVEMENT, WITH FAO CEREALS, MEAT AND DAIRY PRICE INDICES ALL AT HIGHER LEVELS THAN A YEAR AGO.YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA: HOWEVER, EUROPEAN FIRST-QUARTER NITROGEN INDUSTRY DELIVERIES WERE DOWN BY AN ESTIMATED 22% COMPARED WITH A YEAR EARLIER AND YARA EXPECTS FULL-SEASON NITROGEN INDUSTRY DELIVERIES TO BE DOWN BY 3-5 PERCENT.YARA Q1 REVENUES $2,856 MILLION (REUTERS POLL $3.0 BILLION).YARA: CHINESE UREA PRICES CONTINUE TO BE A KEY REFERENCE POINT FOR GLOBAL NITROGEN PRICING, AND HIGHER PRODUCTION COST IN CHINA HAS RESULTED IN SIGNIFICANT CURTAILMENTS, REDUCED EXPORTS AND HIGHER DOMESTIC PRICES.YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA: HIGHER DOMESTIC PRICE AND LOWER EXPORTS FROM CHINA ARE OFFSETTING OVERSUPPLY ELSEWHERE.  Full Article

Yara issues bonds of NOK 3.25 bln and SEK 1.25 bln​
Friday, 1 Dec 2017 

Dec 1 (Reuters) - Yara International Asa ::YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA HAS TODAY SUCCESSFULLY ISSUED SENIOR UNSECURED BOND ISSUES IN TOTAL OF NOK 3,250 MILLION AND SEK 1,250 MILLION.THE NET PROCEEDS WILL BE USED FOR GENERAL CORPORATE PURPOSES."WITH SOLID INVESTOR INTEREST ACROSS THE NORDICS, WE ARE ESPECIALLY PLEASED TO SEE THE STRONG DEMAND IN THE LONGER TENORS, FURTHER ESTABLISHING YARA IN THE NORDIC CREDIT MARKETS. WE ARE ALSO PLEASED WITH A WELL-EXECUTED PLACEMENT AND HAVING ACHIEVED COMPETITIVE TERMS REFLECTING YARA'S STRONG CREDIT POSITION", SAYS TORGEIR KVIDAL, CFO AT YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA.DANSKE BANK, DNB MARKETS AND SEB HAVE ACTED AS JOINT LEAD MANAGERS FOR THE BOND ISSUES.​.  Full Article

Yara to sign mining agreement for Ethiopian Dallol potash mine
Tuesday, 7 Nov 2017 

Nov 7 (Reuters) - Yara International Asa :Yara will sign a mining agreement with the Ethiopian.authorities, making possible the future development of the Yara Dallol potash mine..Dallol mine will have a production capacity of approximately 600,000 tonnes of SOP per year, equivalent to approximately ten per cent of global market​.‍Products will be mined using solution mining, meaning there will be no open pit at site​.‍Yara Dallol is a 51.8 per cent Yara International owned company​.‍Other owners are Liberty Metals and Mining Holdings (25 per cent) and XLR Capital (23.2 per cent)​.‍A final investment decision is expected towards end of 2018​.‍Total capital expenditure frame for project has yet to be finalized​.‍Amount has been reduced from previously estimated USD 740 million​.  Full Article

BRIEF-Fertiliser maker Yara ‍completes acquisition of digital farming platform ATC
Monday, 6 Nov 2017 

Fixes typo in headline:Yara acquires leading crop nutrition recommendation platform to strengthen digital farming offering.‍completed acquisition of agronomic technology corp (atc), which operates adapt-n, a leading nitrogen recommendation platform in us that improves farmer profitability and agricultural sustainability.The value for the deal was not disclosed​.  Full Article

Yara's Q3 net result misses forecast
Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 

Oct 19 (Reuters) - Yara International Asa :Q3 net result nok 709‍​ million (Reuters poll nok 853 million).Q3 ebitda ex special items nok 2,728‍​ million (Reuters poll nok 2.78 billion).Q3 revenues nok 23,769‍​ million (Reuters poll nok 23.89 billion).Yara reports strong production performance but lower commodity fertilizer margins.‍global farm margin outlook and incentives for fertilizer application remains supportive overall​.‍spot energy costs for next two quarters are expected to be approximately nok 430 million higher than a year earlier​.‍improvement program is on track to reach at least usd 500 million of annual ebitda improvement by 2020, of which usd 210 million has been realized as of q3 2017​.‍saw strong order-taking during quarter, triggered by tighter situation globally for nitrogen, and as a result yara enters q4 with a longer nitrate order book than normal​.‍yara enters q4 with a longer nitrate order book than normal. Time lag between market prices and realized prices on yara's fourth-quarter deliveries is expected to be approximately 3 months​.‍time lag between market prices and realized prices on yara's fourth-quarter deliveries is expected to be approximately 3 months​.‍yara reports a strong production performance for quarter, with several production records and yara improvement program delivering ahead of schedule​.  Full Article

BRIEF-Yara's Q3 net result misses forecast
Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 

Repeats to attach to additional alerts:Q3 net result nok 709‍​ million (Reuters poll nok 853 million).Q3 ebitda ex special items nok 2,728‍​ million (Reuters poll nok 2.78 billion).Q3 revenues nok 23,769‍​ million (Reuters poll nok 23.89 billion).Yara reports strong production performance but lower commodity fertilizer margins.‍global farm margin outlook and incentives for fertilizer application remains supportive overall​.‍spot energy costs for next two quarters are expected to be approximately nok 430 million higher than a year earlier​.‍improvement program is on track to reach at least usd 500 million of annual ebitda improvement by 2020, of which usd 210 million has been realized as of q3 2017​.‍saw strong order-taking during quarter, triggered by tighter situation globally for nitrogen, and as a result yara enters q4 with a longer nitrate order book than normal​.‍yara enters q4 with a longer nitrate order book than normal. Time lag between market prices and realized prices on yara's fourth-quarter deliveries is expected to be approximately 3 months​.‍time lag between market prices and realized prices on yara's fourth-quarter deliveries is expected to be approximately 3 months​.‍yara reports a strong production performance for quarter, with several production records and yara improvement program delivering ahead of schedule​.  Full Article

Yara cuts earnings outlook for expansion projects to $600 mln
Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 

Oct 19 (Reuters) - Yara International Asa :Yara says the expected ebitda improvement from expansion projects now seen at $600 million by 2020 versus previous forecast $650 million.  Full Article

Norway's Yara revises EPS guidance a day after Q4 results
Friday, 10 Feb 2017 

Yara International : Says following its Q4 results presentation (on Thursday), Yara has reviewed its earnings per share guidance linked to (cost-cutting) program, and has revised this to NOK 10 per share incremental earnings by 2020 .On Thursday, Yara had guided for NOK 7 per share of incremental earnings by 2020 related to the improvement program.  Full Article

Norway's Yara buys Tata Chemicals' urea business in India for $400 mln
Wednesday, 10 Aug 2016 

Fertilizer firm Yara International says: Yara acquires Tata Chemicals' urea business in India for USD 400 million on a debt and cash free basis, including normalized net working capital . Includes Babrala urea plant and distribution business in Uttar Pradesh . The plant has an annual production of 0.7 million tonnes ammonia and 1.2 million tonnes urea, and generated revenues and EBITDA of respectively USD 350 million and USD 35 million in the financial year ended 31 March 2016 . The plant was commissioned in 1994, and is the most energy efficient plant in India, with energy efficiency on a par with Yara's best plants . The agreement will be subject to regulatory approvals and sanctioning by the relevant courts in India, a process which is expected to take 9-12 months after which closing of the transaction can take place . Acquisition represents another significant step in growth strategy, creating an integrated position in the world's second-largest fertilizer market .Yara has operated in India since the 1990s, focusing in recent years on premium product sales in the West and South of the country.  Full Article

NORWEGIAN STOCKS-Salmon shares rise in flat Oslo market

OSLO, June 13 (Reuters) - * Oslo's benchmark index rose 0.02 pct, or 0.19 points, to 898.36 points and was up by 10.3 pct year-to-date * The broader Oslo All Share Index was unchanged for the day * Brent crude futures, a trigger for the oil heavy Oslo Bourse, fell $-0.24 to $75.64 a barrel * Among the biggest firms on the Oslo Bourse, Equinor fell 0.09 pct, Telenor fell 0.55 pct and DNB rose 0.73 pct * Turnover at the Oslo Bourse was 1.74 billion Norwegian crowns and most traded shares were Yara