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Current developments

Food security

K+S

We enrich life for generations

The products and services provided by K+S are indispensable for supplying the population in the areas of medicine, pharmaceuticals, food production, agriculture and animal feed. We also contribute to an efficient waste management industry by utilizing our underground caverns.

Press Release of August 11, 2022

Strong increase in revenues and earnings

K+S more than doubled revenues to € 1.5 billion in the past second quarter, while EBITDA also rose strongly year-on-year to €706 million. Significantly higher average prices in both customer segments more than compensated for higher costs. In the first half of the year, revenues amounted to €2.7 billion and EBITDA to €1.2 billion.

Video interview with CEO Dr. Burkhard Lohr

In the interview, K+S CEO Burkhard Lohr describes the development in the past second quarter of 2022. He also explains the forecast for the year as a whole, which now includes reduced natural gas availability in the fourth quarter for the first time.

K+S plant in Canada

2021 Annual Report

The turnaround has been accomplished.

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the strong increase in potash prices, above-average winter business and the one-off cash effect of approx. EUR 220 million from the REKS joint venture led to a successful financial year for K+S with positive free cash flow of EUR 92.7 million.

Focus on potash and magnesium

In the future, K+S will place its strategic focus on its core business with potash and magnesium products. In doing so, we are keeping a firm eye on the environment, nature and climate protection. Every entrepreneurial decision must be in line with our climate strategy. In this way, we also ensure broad social acceptance of our actions.

Focus on four business segments

K+S's business is focused on four segments: Agriculture, Industry, Consumers, and Communities. In all areas, the same principle applies: The customer is at the center of our actions.

About K+S sites

K+S - With it's roots in the region, at home all over the world

With roots in the region, at home all over the world. K+S has production sites in Europe and North America, as well as further distribution sites in Africa and Asia.

One Group - many career paths: discover the wide range of job opportunities at K+S

About 11,000 employees work for us at 50 sites around the world. Find out more about national and international career opportunities here.

We care

We strive for sustainability, because we acknowledge our responsibility to the people, the environment, the communities, and the economy in the regions in which we operate.

K+S Sustainability

Sustainability

As a provider of mineral products for the areas of Agriculture, Industry, Consumers and Communities, we think and act with foresight.