Canadian firms
Published: 16.09 - 2007 19:22Printer version    

The US-Canadian fertilizer producer, PotashCorp (PCS) has imported from Western Sahara at least since 1987 and is the company that internationally imports most from Western Sahara. PCS delivers fertiliser to the American market and receives its Western Sahara phosphate at its plant in Louisiana. The phosphates are processed in Geismar, Los Angeles.

On 1 June 2010, Norwegian investor ‘Kommunal Lands-pensjonskasse’ (KLP) announced that they have blacklisted the company for buying phosphate from occupied Western Sahara. With this, KLP, an investor that provides pensions to 333 Norwegian municipalities, 35 other state enterprises and 2300 companies, has so far thrown out four international companies that import phosphate from the occupied territory.

Read more: WSRW demands PCS to terminate its unethical trade



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