BHP and Anglo facing potash dilemma

POTASH or dividends? At its simplest that is the challenge for BHP and Anglo American as they both try to enter a tightly-controlled industry at the same time, leaving shareholders to worry about whether the bold expansion moves will affect their dividends.

BHP and Anglo facing potash dilemma BHP and Anglo facing potash dilemma BHP and Anglo facing potash dilemma BHP and Anglo facing potash dilemma BHP and Anglo facing potash dilemma

Anglo American has acquired UK polyhalite player Sirius Minerals, owner of the Woodsmith mine in North Yorkshire, UK

In theory, the push into potash and the maintenance of generous dividends can be delivered together, but the global economic slowdown triggered by widespread lockdowns in the fight against COVID-19