Rio Tinto (RTP -2.5%) and an unnamed Chinese partner are considering a joint bid for Potash...

|About: Rio Tinto plc (RIO)|By:, SA News Editor

Rio Tinto (RTP -2.5%) and an unnamed Chinese partner are considering a joint bid for Potash (POT), according to a report by Canada's Globe & Mail. The list of potential bidders has swelled to include Mosaic (MOS), Agrium (AGU), Monsanto (MON), privately-held Cargill Inc., Sinochem and P-E fund Hopu Investment Management.