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October 14, 2011
This Week on CW:   The French National Assembly has voted to ban bisephenol A (BPA) in food packaging by 2014. The French Senate has not taken up the bill, which would make France...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Oct-14_38357.html
October 14, 2011
Syngenta posted a 21% increase in sales for the third quarter of 2011 compared with the same period of last year, to $2.7 billion. Third-quarter sales by the company's crop protection...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Strong-Crop-Protection-Markets-Boost-Syngentas-Third-Quarter-Sales_38307.html
October 12, 2011
Mitsui Chemicals says its Mitsui Chemicals Agro (Tokyo) subsidiary has entered into a share purchase agreement with Agroinvest Kayatani Administração, Empreendimentos e...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Mitsui-Chemicals-Acquires-Stake-in-Brazilian-Agchem-Company_38179.html
October 5, 2011
Monsanto beat street expectations for its seasonally weak fourth quarter, reporting a net loss of $112 million (21 cts/share). Analysts expected the company to post a wider loss of 27 cts/share, as reported by Thomson One (New York). Monsanto also indicated that, due to an SEC investigation into the financial reporting of its glyphosate customer incentive programs, it will restate 2009-2011 earnings. The program rewarded distributors that carried Roundup brand herbicide....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Monsanto-Narrows-Loss-on-Strong-Seeds-Results_38043.html
October 4, 2011
Makhteshim Agan Industries (MAI; Tel Aviv) says the European Union (EU) antitrust commission has approved the previously announced acquisition by ChemChina (Beijing) of a 60% stake in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/EU-Okays-ChemChinas-Acquisition-of-Stake-in-Makhteshim_38023.html
September 28, 2011
Monsanto says it has acquired Beeologics (Miami), a developer of naturally-occuring products that control pests and promote health for beneficial insects such as bees....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Monsanto-Buys-Bee-Health-Firm_37915.html
September 26, 2011
Yara International is at an advanced stage of negotiations to acquire most of BASF’s nitrogen fertilizer assets, according to recent press reports. BASF put most of its nitrogen...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Yara-to-Acquire-BASF-Nitrogen-Fertilizer-Assets_37800.html
September 26, 2011
Peterson: One size doesn't fit all solutions. Bayer CropScience, a leading agchem producer, has embarked on a strategy built around four growth pillars and says it is likely to exceed...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-Unveils-Agchem-Plans-Ups-Pipeline-Estimates_37796.html
September 26, 2011
Seed Wars: Monsanto and DuPont are looking to upgrade farmers to higher-value seeds. DuPont says market share gains in North America will boost earnings for its Pioneer Hi-Bred seed...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/DuPont-and-Monsanto-Fight-for-Seed-Market-Share_37792.html
September 15, 2011
Bayer says it will refocus strategy in its CropScience unit around four key strategies. The four strategies include restructuring of its crop protection business; improved customer...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-Refocuses-Ag-Activities_37624.html
August 31, 2011
FMC says it has signed an exclusive development and distribution deal with Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI; Davis, CA) for MBI's Regalia Maxx Biofungicide in Latin America. The product...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/FMC-Signs-Biofungicide-Deal_37281.html
August 29, 2011
Dow AgroSciences says it is seeking U.S. Department of Agriculture approval for a three-gene, herbicide-tolerant soybean seed that, if approved, will be the first glyphosate-resistant...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Dow-AgroSciences-Seeks-Approval-for-Roundup-Ready-Competitor_37178.html
August 29, 2011
Cargill plans to acquire Provimi (Paris) from private equity firm Permira Funds (London) for €1.5 billion ($2.2 billion). The binding offer by Cargill would create a global leader...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Cargill-Acquires-Provimi-for-&euro1-5-Billion_37123.html
August 29, 2011
Newly appointed DSM chief technology officer (CTO) Marcel Wubbolts tells CW that the company’s recent acquisition of C5 Yeast Company (Bergen op Zoom, the Netherlands) will help...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/DSM-CTO-Touts-Yeast-and-Innovation-Potential_37122.html
August 23, 2011
FMC says it agricultural products group has entered into two exclusive agreements covering global development and supply of Chr. Hansen biological products for agricultural and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/FMC-and-Chr-Hansen-Ink-Biocide-Deals_37078.html
August 11, 2011
Agchem company Bhagiradha Chemicals & Industries (Hyderabad, India) informed the Bombay Stock Exchange (Mumbai) that a fire occurred at the company’s production facility at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Fire-at-Agchem-Plant-in-India-Kills-Two_36830.html
August 5, 2011
This Week on CW:   Second-quarter earning were, once again, mostly good, but with some downside. Arkema posted its highest net income ever, while Nalco's profits rose and DSM's...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Aug-5_36757.html
August 5, 2011
DuPont will recall the herbicide Imprelis from distributors and customers after complaints citing widespread damage to trees, according to correspondence between DuPont and EPA. The active ingredient in Imprelis, aminocyclopyrachlor, received conditional approval from EPA last October, but customers recently began notifying DuPont and EPA that the herbicide appears to cause extensive damage to mature trees including Norway spruce and white pines....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/DuPont-Agrees-to-Recall-Herbicide-After-Reports-of-Tree-Damage_36742.html
August 3, 2011
FMC announced second-quarter net income of $107.2 million ($1.49/share), up 63% from the year ago period but falling short of analyst estimates of 1.51/share, according to Thomson One...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/FMCs-Income-Soars-Boosts-Earnings-Guidance_36592.html
July 29, 2011
FMC says its agricultural products group has entered into a joint venture agreement to form a new agrochemical distribution company in Argentina named Ruralco Soluciones SA. FMC's...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/FMC-Forms-Ag-Distribution-JV-in-Argentina_36523.html
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