PotashCorp - 2012 Analyst Meeting - Intro


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PotashCorp - 2012 Analyst Meeting - Intro

  1. 1. Analyst Day Overview9:00 am Management Presentations/Q & A Session11:00 am Meeting Complete11:45 am Meet in Lobby/Board Buses12:00 pm Travel to Sussex Mine1:00 pm Tour of Potash Expansion Project2:30 pm Travel to Saint John3:30 pm Tour of PotashCorp Terminal at Port of Saint John
  2. 2. Presentation Overview Answering Investors Top Questions1) What are the demand growth prospects for potash? • Bill Doyle – President & Chief Executive Officer2) What is the outlook for potash supply? • Garth Moore – President, PCS Potash3) What is the company doing to enhance existing operations? • David Delaney – Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer4) What are the company’s priorities for use of free cash flow? • Wayne Brownlee – Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
  3. 3. Forward-Looking StatementsThis presentation contains forward-looking statements or forward-looking information (forward-looking statements).These statements can be identified by expressions of belief, expectation or intention, as well as those statements thatare not historical fact. These statements are based on certain factors and assumptions including with respect to foreignexchange rates, expected growth, results of operations, performance, business prospects and opportunities and effectivetax rates. While the company considers these factors and assumptions to be reasonable based on information currentlyavailable, they may prove to be incorrect. Several factors could cause actual results to differ materially from thoseexpressed in the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to: variations from our assumptions with respect toforeign exchange rates, expected growth, results of operations, performance, business prospects and opportunities, andeffective tax rates; fluctuations in supply and demand in the fertilizer, sulfur, transportation and petrochemical markets;costs and availability of transportation and distribution for our raw materials and products, including railcars and oceanfreight; changes in competitive pressures, including pricing pressures; adverse or uncertain economic conditions andchanges in credit and financial markets; the results of sales contract negotiations with major markets; the Europeansovereign debt crisis and the recent downgrade of US sovereign debt and political concerns over budgetary matters;timing and impact of capital expenditures; risks associated with natural gas and other hedging activities; changes incapital markets and corresponding effects on the company’s investments; unexpected or adverse weather conditions;changes in currency and exchange rates; unexpected geological or environmental conditions, including water inflows;imprecision in reserve estimates; adverse developments in new and pending legal proceedings or governmentinvestigations; acquisitions we may undertake; strikes or other forms of work stoppage or slowdowns; changes in and theeffects of, government policies and regulations; security risks related to our information technology systems; andearnings, exchange rates and the decisions of taxing authorities, all of which could affect our effective tax rates.Additional risks and uncertainties can be found in our Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 under thecaptions “Forward-Looking Statements” and “Item 1A – Risk Factors” and in our other filings with the US Securities andExchange Commission and the Canadian provincial securities commissions. Forward-looking statements are given onlyas at the date of this presentation and the company disclaims any obligation to update or revise the forward-lookingstatements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.