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Safe Harbor Statement
This report contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to,
statements about future financial and operating results. Such statements are based upon
the current beliefs and expectations of The Mosaic Company’s management and are
subject to significant risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include but
are not limited to the predictability and volatility of, and customer expectations about,
agriculture, fertilizer, raw material, energy and transportation markets that are subject to
competitive and other pressures and economic and credit market conditions; the level
af inventories in the distribution channels for crop nutrients; changes in foreign currency
and exchange rates; international trade risks; changes in government policy; changes in
environmental and other governmental regulation, including greenhouse gas regulation,
implementation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s numeric water quality
standards for the discharge of nutrients into Florida lakes and streams or possible efforts
to reduce the flow of excess nutrients into the Gulf of Mexico; further developments in
judicial or administrative proceedings; difficulties or delays in receiving, increased costs
of or challenges to necessary governmental permits or approvals or increased financial
assurance requirements; the effectiveness of the company’s processes for managing
its strategic priorities; adverse weather conditions affecting operations in Central
Florida or the Gulf Coast of the United States, including potential hurricanes or excess
rainfall; actual costs of various items differing from management’s current estimates,
including, among others, asset retirement, environmental remediation, reclamation or
other environmental regulation, or Canadian resources taxes and royalties; accidents
and other disruptions involving Mosaic’s operations, including brine inflows at its
Esterhazy, Saskatchewan, potash mine and other potential mine fires, floods, explosions,
seismic events or releases of hazardous or volatile chemicals, as well as other risks and
uncertainties reported from time to time in The Mosaic Company’s reports filed with
the Securities and Exchange Commission. Actual results may differ from those set forth
in the forward-looking statements.
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© 2012 The Mosaic Company
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