But that won’t be enough to replace supplies cut off from Russia and Belarus which are under sanctions because Russia invaded the Ukraine.
Russia and Belarus are the second and third largest potash producers.
“The world needs these volumes in order to feed people well,” said Nutrien’s interim chief executive officer Ken Seitz.
Seitz said it will take at least several years to replenish global crop supplies and for Russian and Belarusian potash trading volumes to return to normal levels.
BHP of Australia is building a large potash mine in Saskatchewan.