Dividend Policy

  • The payment of dividends is regulated by the laws of the Russian Federation.
  • Dividends are paid from the profit of the Company after taxation (net profit of the Company). The net profit is determined in accordance with the accounting statements of the Company.
  • In compliance with the Federal Law “On Joint Stock Companies”, the Charter of the Company and the Regulations on the Dividend Policy the Company has the right to adopt a decision to pay (declare) dividends based on the results of the entire financial year as well as based on the results of the first quarter, six months or nine months of the financial year (interim dividend).
  • According to the Regulations on the Dividend Policy of PJSC Uralkali approved by the Board of Directors in May 2019, the Board of Directors of the Company prepares recommendations for the general shareholders meeting concerning the payment of dividends based on the results of the relevant reporting period in accordance with the financial result of the Company. The Board of Directors considers using a portion of available net profit and/or undistributed profit of past periods to pay dividends and determines whether or not the payment of dividends based on the results of the relevant period is practicable. The decision on the recommended size of the dividend per share, the procedure of its payment and the date of identification of persons entitled to dividends is made by the Board of Directors in compliance with the requirements of the Federal Law “On Joint Stock Companies”, the Charter and the Regulations on the Board of Directors of the Company by the majority of the votes of the members of the Board of Directors participating in the relevant Board meeting.
  • The decision to pay (declare) dividends is adopted by the general shareholders meeting of the Company. The size of the dividend may not exceed the amount recommended by the Board of Directors of the Company.
  • The Company would like shareholders to note that payment of dividends is a right, not an obligation, of the Company.

Uralkali discloses all relevant information on dividends in the quarterly issuer reports which are available on the Company’s website, Financial Performance.

Regulations on Dividend Policy of PJSC Uralkali


Dividend payments in Russia are taxed at 13% for domestic shareholders, both individuals and corporate entities, and 15% for overseas investors. In case when a double taxation treaty is applied, the tax payable is determined by reference to this agreement. Potential and existing investors in Uralkali shares, including GDRs, are advised to consult their investment advisors on tax implications.