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Daily Telegraph
Takeover sows the seeds for anxieties about food securityIt claims to be four years away from becoming the first company in the world to
Takeover sows the seeds for anxieties about food security
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 minutes ago
It claims to be four years away from becoming the first company in the world to commercialise a hybrid form of wheat – a development that could play a major role in increasing global food supplies. “We’re the product of multiple mergers and... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Hold Monsanto accountable for devastating impacts of PCB pollution in the DuwamishSeattle City Attorney Pete Holmes announced the city is suing Monsanto to help
Hold Monsanto accountable for devastating impacts of PCB pollution in the Duwamish
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes announced the city is suing Monsanto to help pay for soaring cleanup costs. The city is seeking a measure of financial relief as it faces greater pressure from federal and state environmental requirements. The... Read more
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The Financial Express
Editorial: China’s Syngenta bidIn the biggest overseas takeover attempt ever by a Chinese company, the $45 bil
Editorial: China’s Syngenta bid
The Financial Express / Posted 11 hours ago
In the biggest overseas takeover attempt ever by a Chinese company, the $45 billion Beijing-based state-owned China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) has made an all-cash $43 billion bid for Switzerland-based seeds and pesticides company,... Read more
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examiner.com
Mac Sabbath return to Boise this spring with Glenn Mantang & The GOV, GhostboxIf you missed Mac Sabbathwhen they made their Treasure Valley debut last summer
Mac Sabbath return to Boise this spring with Glenn Mantang & The GOV, Ghostbox
examiner.com / Posted 15 hours ago
If you missed Mac Sabbathwhen they made their Treasure Valley debut last summer, you'll have another chance to witness these fast-food rockers again on Sunday, June 19th at the Knitting Factory. After experiencing the world’s only McDonald’s themed... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Andre Paras and his ‘Girlfriend for Hire’Possibly one of the best looking young actors appearing in local movies these d
Andre Paras and his ‘Girlfriend for Hire’
Manila Standard Today / Posted 16 hours ago
Possibly one of the best looking young actors appearing in local movies these days, Andre Paras finally gets his biggest break from Viva Entertainment. He stars in the youth-oriented film Girlfriend for Hire with Yassi Pressman, one of several young... Read more
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Sun Star
2 Sun.Star journos win Sinulog tiltTWO Sun.Star Cebu journalists won several major and minor awards in this year’s
2 Sun.Star journos win Sinulog tilt
Sun Star / Posted 16 hours ago
TWO Sun.Star Cebu journalists won several major and minor awards in this year’s Sinulog video documentary and short film festival. Ann Savage, the video documentary entry of Sun.Star Cebu page editor Januar Yap and chief photojournalist Alex Badayos... Read more
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The Maui News
State must demand pesticide, GMO disclosureDow, Monsanto and Mycogen are spraying concoctions of up to 80 chemicals that i
State must demand pesticide, GMO disclosure
The Maui News / Posted 16 hours ago
Dow, Monsanto and Mycogen are spraying concoctions of up to 80 chemicals that include pesticides like glyphosate that the World Health Organization states is a likely carcinogen; chlorpyrifos, which the EPA states can overstimulate the nervous... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Herbicide OK labeled vital for stateArkansas farmers are hoping for quick approval to use certain herbicides, as we
Herbicide OK labeled vital for state
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Arkansas farmers are hoping for quick approval to use certain herbicides, as weeds resistant to approved methods pose a risk to two of the state's core crops -- soybeans and cotton. Monsanto, an agricultural biotechnology company based in St. Louis,... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Expense, risk at odds on PCB cleanupsThey linger at the bottom of rivers, in the walls of buildings and in the groun
Expense, risk at odds on PCB cleanups
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
They linger at the bottom of rivers, in the walls of buildings and in the ground itself. Once ubiquitous for industrial purposes, polychlorinated biphenyls, better known as PCBs, have long been known to pose serious health risks. Yet nearly four... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Expense, risk at odds on PCB cleanupsThey linger at the bottom of rivers, in the walls of buildings and in the groun
Expense, risk at odds on PCB cleanups
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
They linger at the bottom of rivers, in the walls of buildings and in the ground itself. Once ubiquitous for industrial purposes, polychlorinated biphenyls, better known as PCBs, have long been known to pose serious health risks. Yet nearly four... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Expense, risk at odds on PCB cleanupsThey linger at the bottom of rivers, in the walls of buildings and in the groun
Expense, risk at odds on PCB cleanups
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
They linger at the bottom of rivers, in the walls of buildings and in the ground itself. Once ubiquitous for industrial purposes, polychlorinated biphenyls, better known as PCBs, have long been known to pose serious health risks. Yet nearly four... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Folly For The Ages": After Buying Back 63 Million Shares At $83, Hess Just Sold 25 Million Shares At $39Having long mocked the sheer idiocy of using organic cash or worse, debt procee
"Folly For The Ages": After Buying Back 63 Million Shares At $83, Hess Just Sold 25 Million Shares At $39
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Having long mocked the sheer idiocy of using organic cash or worse, debt proceeds, to fund buybacks just so management can eek out a few more million in equity-linked compensation while activists enjoy a few extra points in P&L on the back of naive... Read more
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The Maui News
Appeals court to hear GMO moratorium caseIn a ruling Thursday, the appeals court denied a motion to dismiss the appeal b
Appeals court to hear GMO moratorium case
The Maui News / Posted yesterday
In a ruling Thursday, the appeals court denied a motion to dismiss the appeal by the SHAKA Movement, opening the door for arguments before the court headquartered in San Francisco. SHAKA attorney Michael Carroll called the ruling "really good... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Bad romanceSHAREHOLDERS cheered in December when Dow Chemical and DuPont, the world’s four
Bad romance
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
SHAREHOLDERS cheered in December when Dow Chemical and DuPont, the world’s fourth- and fifth-most-valuable chemicals companies, worth a combined $130 billion, announced plans to merge. Their share prices each shot up by nearly 12% in one day. In the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Hungarian Lessons2016-02-06Having never been subjugated and humiliated, Americans have only dish
Hungarian Lessons
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
2016-02-06Having never been subjugated and humiliated, Americans have only dished out, and not experienced, 'chaotic darkness and a return to a primitive state,' but the elites that have destroyed so many lives worldwide are also... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lessons From Nation's Decision to Drop GM CottonanalysisBy Brian Dowd-Uribe, Dalhousie University and Matthew Schnurr, Universi
Lessons From Nation's Decision to Drop GM Cotton
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
analysisBy Brian Dowd-Uribe, Dalhousie University and Matthew Schnurr, University of San Francisco Why would Burkina Faso, a nation that struggles with hunger and poverty, turn its back on the very tools Gates and others so ardently support? How... Read more
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Reuters
Monsanto and BASF may reap more from partnership after Syngenta saleFlags of the German chemical company BASF are pictured in Monheim April 20, 201
Monsanto and BASF may reap more from partnership after Syngenta sale
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Flags of the German chemical company BASF are pictured in Monheim April 20, 2012. FRANKFURT Monsanto (MON.N) could seek to expand in agricultural chemicals by deepening its partnership with Germany's BASF (BASFn.DE) after losing out to ChemChina in... Read more
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Scotsman
Taking long view has more than a grain of truth in it Few signs of cheer were offered to Scottish grain growers Scottish grain grow
Taking long view has more than a grain of truth in it
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
Few signs of cheer were offered to Scottish grain growers Scottish grain growers were yesterday advised to take the long view on their markets rather than concentrating on the “cyclical down”... Read more
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New York Post
Zika virus complicates China's huge $43B insecticide maker dealChemChina’s deal to buy Switzerland-based Syngenta for $43 billion could get a
Zika virus complicates China's huge $43B insecticide maker deal
New York Post / Posted 3 days ago
ChemChina’s deal to buy Switzerland-based Syngenta for $43 billion could get a little buggy. Syngenta, the world’s largest insecticide maker, not only is big in agri­business but also could be in a position to come up with a product to contend with... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Grain marketing workshops set in early MarchGrain marketing workshops will be offered at six sites in March to help grain p
Grain marketing workshops set in early March
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
Grain marketing workshops will be offered at six sites in March to help grain producers create a written post-harvest marketing plan customized for their operation. Nebraska Extension educators will present location and commodity specific marketing... Read more
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The Economic Times
Agriculture India | Economy News - Economic TimesAgriculture Select Portfolio and Asset Combination for Display on Market Band
Agriculture India | Economy News - Economic Times
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
Agriculture Select Portfolio and Asset Combination for Display on Market Band Drag according to your convenience "The idea is to enter into an agreement with these companies to export pineapple from Kerala for producing branded products in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Buying spree ahead as China becomes rising global investment forceChina National Chemical Corp.’s $43-billion (U.S.) bid for Switerzland’s Syngen
Buying spree ahead as China becomes rising global investment force
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
China National Chemical Corp.’s $43-billion (U.S.) bid for Switerzland’s Syngenta AG makes a towering statement about China’s ambitions as a global acquirer, a country that has abandoned its traditional mergers and acquisitions reticence as it... Read more
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Orange County Register
Soybeans for your engine? Irvine firm touts cleaner motor oilThe federal government this week tentatively approved a $100 million loan guara
Soybeans for your engine? Irvine firm touts cleaner motor oil
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
The federal government this week tentatively approved a $100 million loan guarantee for an Irvine-based company to commercialize motor oil made from soybeans. The Department of Agriculture would guarantee 80 percent of the financing of a... Read more
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Kiplinger.com
5 Cheap S&P 500 Stocks to Buy NowPrice-earnings ratio: 16 Amount below 52-week high: 29% Strong agriculture pr
5 Cheap S&P 500 Stocks to Buy Now
Kiplinger.com / Posted 3 days ago
Price-earnings ratio: 16 Amount below 52-week high: 29% Strong agriculture production in recent years has depressed crop prices and demand for genetically modified seeds and herbicide made by Monsanto (MON, $89.50). Aiming to lift sales, the firm... Read more
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TheStreet.com
January U.S. Jobless Claims Up, Stock Futures DownNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. futures are falling in pre-market trading on Thurs
January U.S. Jobless Claims Up, Stock Futures Down
TheStreet.com / Posted 3 days ago
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. futures are falling in pre-market trading on Thursday with the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and Nasdaq indices all falling as the January U.S. jobs numbers are released. Initial jobless claims were up 8,000 to... Read more
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Swissinfo
Octopus-like ChemChina seeks to take a slice of GM food marketIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Octopus-like ChemChina seeks to take a slice of GM food market
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
It is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on the website of the party requesting the content or the website of a third party. The framing of content from SWI swissinfo.ch is only allowed if it is unchanged, without... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
LinksOn her FB page, Kirsten Gillibrand endorsed Hellery — and is getting hammered i
Links
Naked Capitalism / Posted 3 days ago
On her FB page, Kirsten Gillibrand endorsed Hellery — and is getting hammered in the comments under the endorsement. Deservedly so IMO. Kinda sad. I thought Kirsten was one of the handful of real progressives in congress. Just another wall street... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water CoolerDang! They’re still not showing people’s comments about TPP’s effect on employm
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 3 days ago
Dang! They’re still not showing people’s comments about TPP’s effect on employment. Supposedly, 3,221 comments were submitted by noon Eastern time on Jan. 13. Am I looking in the wrong place? I also went to www dot regulations dot gov and searched... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
The Middle East as America's New VietnamWell, there is no Facebook ‘like’ on NC, but thank you for putting this out. “
The Middle East as America's New Vietnam
Naked Capitalism / Posted 3 days ago
Well, there is no Facebook ‘like’ on NC, but thank you for putting this out. “He was impregnably armored by his good intentions and his ignorance.” – Graham Greene, The Quiet American We never seem to learn that before we start meddling in places... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China's record $43bln bid for Syngenta Wednesday, February 03, 2016 - 01:45 China has made its boldest overseas tak
China's record $43bln bid for Syngenta
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 3 days ago
Wednesday, February 03, 2016 - 01:45 China has made its boldest overseas takeover move yet. As Hayley Platt reports state-owned ChemChina has agreed a $43 billion bid for Swiss seeds and pesticides group... Read more
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The Register
Hackers mirror 250GB of NASA files on the webUpdated Hackers have released online 250GB of data they claim they purloined fr
Hackers mirror 250GB of NASA files on the web
The Register / Posted 3 days ago
Updated Hackers have released online 250GB of data they claim they purloined from NASA systems. "So yeah, we know what you're thinking, hacking NASA? How fucking cliche... If only I had a Dogecoin for every time someone claimed that, amiright?" the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
In retrospect: notes from Malaysia’s signing into TPPA – Leonardo Losoviz Published: 4 February 2016 5:06 PM The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (
In retrospect: notes from Malaysia’s signing into TPPA – Leonardo Losoviz
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 3 days ago
Published: 4 February 2016 5:06 PM The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) has finally been signed today. Even if it makes little difference now, I'd like to point out... Read more
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Balita
Bytes for bites: Big data in agriculture(Feature) January 29, 2016 7:37 am By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata MANILA, Jan. 2
Bytes for bites: Big data in agriculture
Balita / Posted 3 days ago
(Feature) January 29, 2016 7:37 am By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata MANILA, Jan. 27 (PNA) — When we’re scanning the grocery aisles or cooking our meals, we don’t often think about how our food is painstakingly... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Swiss Syngenta says yes to China's $43BSix months ago, Syngenta said no to a $47 billion takeover attempt from Monsant
Swiss Syngenta says yes to China's $43B
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Six months ago, Syngenta said no to a $47 billion takeover attempt from Monsanto, arguing it was too risky. But times have changed. Commodities prices have slumped, decreasing the chances of a big payday for Syngenta, one of the world's biggest... Read more
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Times of Malta
China seeks food security with $43bn bid for SyngentaChina made its boldest overseas takeover move when state-owned ChemChina agreed
China seeks food security with $43bn bid for Syngenta
Times of Malta / Posted 4 days ago
China made its boldest overseas takeover move when state-owned ChemChina agreed a $43 billion bid for Swiss seeds and pesticides group Syngenta yesterday, aiming to improve domestic food production. The largest-ever foreign purchase by a Chinese... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
State-backed ChemChina's $43b offer for Swiss chemical giant Syngenta acceptedSwiss chemical giant Syngenta agrees to record breaking takeover deal from Chin
State-backed ChemChina's $43b offer for Swiss chemical giant Syngenta accepted
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Swiss chemical giant Syngenta agrees to record breaking takeover deal from Chinese-state backed ChemChina Photo: ChinaChem's chairman says buying Syngenta will improve crop yields and food security in China, and abroad. (Alex Blucher) Concern about... Read more
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TribLIVE
ChemChina offers $43B for Swiss pesticide maker Syngenta | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Ren Jianxin, Chairman of China National Chemical
ChemChina offers $43B for Swiss pesticide maker Syngenta
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Ren Jianxin, Chairman of China National Chemical Corp shakes hands with Swiss agrochemicals maker Syngenta's... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Pacific Rim trade deal signed, but years of negotiations still to come Published: 4 February 2016 10:48 AM An activist shows fruits and vegetables
Pacific Rim trade deal signed, but years of negotiations still to come
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 4 days ago
Published: 4 February 2016 10:48 AM An activist shows fruits and vegetables during a protest against the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Monsanto Co, the world's largest seed... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
ChemChina offers $43B for Swiss pesticide giant SyngentaHONG KONG (AP) - A Chinese state-owned chemical maker offered to buy Swiss pest
ChemChina offers $43B for Swiss pesticide giant Syngenta
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
HONG KONG (AP) - A Chinese state-owned chemical maker offered to buy Swiss pesticide giant Syngenta for $43 billion in what would be the biggest-ever foreign acquisition by a Chinese company. Syngenta AG said Wednesday its board is recommending... Read more
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The Age
Food needs drive record Chinese takeoverChinese companies have shown themselves willing to put up increasingly larger s
Food needs drive record Chinese takeover
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Chinese companies have shown themselves willing to put up increasingly larger sums of money to acquire foreign agricultural counterparts -- and expertise. Photo: Bloomberg America's biggest pork producer and a major agricultural commodities trader... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Food needs drive record Chinese takeoverChinese companies have shown themselves willing to put up increasingly larger s
Food needs drive record Chinese takeover
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Chinese companies have shown themselves willing to put up increasingly larger sums of money to acquire foreign agricultural counterparts -- and expertise. Photo: Bloomberg America's biggest pork producer and a major agricultural commodities trader... Read more
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Canberra Times
ChemChina buys Switzerland's Syngenta in record $US43b dealThe state-owned company's record purchase of the Swiss seed maker is aimed at f
ChemChina buys Switzerland's Syngenta in record $US43b deal
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
The state-owned company's record purchase of the Swiss seed maker is aimed at further guaranteeing the ability to feed those living in the world's most-populated nation. Photo: Bloomberg China National Chemical agreed to buy Swiss pesticide and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Food needs drive record Chinese takeoverChinese companies have shown themselves willing to put up increasingly larger s
Food needs drive record Chinese takeover
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
Chinese companies have shown themselves willing to put up increasingly larger sums of money to acquire foreign agricultural counterparts -- and expertise. Photo: Bloomberg America's biggest pork producer and a major agricultural commodities trader... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss Welcome Takeover of Syngenta as Ties With China Deepen(Bloomberg) -- Switzerland is welcoming ChemChina’s $43 billion takeover of Syn
Swiss Welcome Takeover of Syngenta as Ties With China Deepen
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Switzerland is welcoming ChemChina’s $43 billion takeover of Syngenta SA, the Alpine nation’s biggest- ever deal, with open arms. The only continental European country to strike a free- trade agreement with China, Switzerland has long... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Food needs drive record Chinese takeoverChinese companies have shown themselves willing to put up increasingly larger s
Food needs drive record Chinese takeover
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
Chinese companies have shown themselves willing to put up increasingly larger sums of money to acquire foreign agricultural counterparts -- and expertise. Photo: Bloomberg America's biggest pork producer and a major agricultural commodities trader... Read more
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Calcutta News
ChemChina acquires Syngenta in $43 bn deal BASEL, Switzerland - In the biggest foreign acquisition to date by a Chinese
ChemChina acquires Syngenta in $43 bn deal
Calcutta News / Posted 4 days ago
BASEL, Switzerland - In the biggest foreign acquisition to date by a Chinese company, state-owned ChemChina has agreed to a $43 billion bid for Swiss seeds and pesticides group Syngenta. China National... Read more
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The Advocate
ChemChina offers $43 billion for Syngenta, which has plant in St. Gabriel and warehouses in Baton RougeA Chinese state-owned chemical maker has offered $43 billion to buy Swiss pesti
ChemChina offers $43 billion for Syngenta, which has plant in St. Gabriel and warehouses in Baton Rouge
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
A Chinese state-owned chemical maker has offered $43 billion to buy Swiss pesticide giant Syngenta, which has a plant in St. Gabriel and three leased warehouses in Baton Rouge. Under various names, Syngenta has operated its 300-acre St. Gabriel site... Read more
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The Age
ChemChina buys Switzerland's Syngenta in record $US43b dealThe state-owned company's record purchase of the Swiss seed maker is aimed at f
ChemChina buys Switzerland's Syngenta in record $US43b deal
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
The state-owned company's record purchase of the Swiss seed maker is aimed at further guaranteeing the ability to feed those living in the world's most-populated nation. Photo: Bloomberg China National Chemical agreed to buy Swiss pesticide and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ChemChina buys Switzerland's Syngenta in record $US43b dealThe state-owned company's record purchase of the Swiss seed maker is aimed at f
ChemChina buys Switzerland's Syngenta in record $US43b deal
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
The state-owned company's record purchase of the Swiss seed maker is aimed at further guaranteeing the ability to feed those living in the world's most-populated nation. Photo: Bloomberg China National Chemical agreed to buy Swiss pesticide and... Read more
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The Advocate
ChemChina offers $43 billion for Syngenta, which has plant in St. Gabriel and warehouses in Baton RougeA Chinese state-owned chemical maker has offered $43 billion to buy Swiss pesti
ChemChina offers $43 billion for Syngenta, which has plant in St. Gabriel and warehouses in Baton Rouge
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
A Chinese state-owned chemical maker has offered $43 billion to buy Swiss pesticide giant Syngenta, which has a plant in St. Gabriel and three leased warehouses in Baton Rouge. Under various names, Syngenta has operated its 300-acre St. Gabriel site... Read more
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