Saskatchewan Government Waiting on BHP’s Jansen to Make Tax Decision

Mining Weekly reported that the government of Saskatchewan is delaying a decision on how to tax potash miners as they wait to see if BHP Billiton will proceed with their Jansen potash project.

As quoted in the market report:

We’re going to monitor the market behaviour, and if there’s change in the market structure we’ll take a look at that,” Kent Campbell, Saskatchewan’s deputy minister of energy and resources, said in an interview with Reuters. “If there’s a whole bunch of production that comes on, that could change the nature of the market.

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