Oslo, 9 November 2016: On 8 November 2016 the Yara employee share trust ("Stiftelsen For Ansattes Aksjer i Yara") purchased 10,000 Yara shares in the market at an average price of NOK 287.81 per share, as part of Yara's employee share purchase program in Norway. Permanent Yara employees in Norway can take part in the annual offer to buy Yara shares for a value of either NOK 7,500 or NOK 13,500, both options with a tax-exempt discount of NOK 1,500. Following this purchase, the Yara employee trust owns 11,090 Yara shares.
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Yara's knowledge, products and solutions grow farmers', distributors' and industrial customers' businesses profitably and responsibly, while protecting the earth's resources, food and environment.
Our fertilizers, crop nutrition programs and technologies increase yields, improve product quality and reduce the environmental impact of agricultural practices. Our industrial and environmental solutions improve air quality by reducing emissions from industry and transportation, and serve as key ingredients in the production of a wide range of goods. We foster a culture that promotes the safety of our employees, contractors and societies.
Founded in 1905 to solve emerging famine in Europe, today, Yara has a worldwide presence, with close to 13,000 employees and sales to more than 150 countries.
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