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June 10, 2010
Sumitomo Chemical says the comprehensive business tie-up with agchem firm Nufarm (Melbourne) is progressing smoothly and the companies are devoting their efforts to generating early...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Nufarm-and-Sumitomo-to-Jointly-Expand-Agchem-Business_27402.html
June 7, 2010
Evonik Industries has acquired Ravindra Heraeus's (Udaipur, India) precious metal powder catalysts business. All know-how, technology, and business relationships with catalyst...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Evonik-Industries-Buys-Catalysts-Business-in-India_27245.html
June 3, 2010
United Phosphorus (UPL; Mumbai) says it has purchased the global non-mixture mancozeb fungicide business and related assets from DuPont, including existing inventory, manufacturing and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/United-Phosphorus-Acquires-DuPonts-Mancozeb-Fungicide-Business_27140.html
May 28, 2010
Monsanto’s decision to revamp commercial strategy for Roundup puts one of industry’s finest cash cows out to pasture. Roundup-branded glyphosate, commercialized by Monsanto in 1976, is one of the few blockbuster molecules developed by industry since the early 1970s....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Blog-Monsantos-Cash-Cow-Heads-to-Pasture_27080.html
May 25, 2010
BASF says it has signed an agreement with Meiji Seika Kaisha (Tokyo), for the co-development of a new insecticide for the control of piercing and sucking insects, named ME5343. Meiji...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/BASF-and-Meiji-Seika-Kaisha-Sign-Insecticide-Co-Development-Agreement_26998.html
May 24, 2010
A fire has caused extensive damage at the Linthwaite, U.K. manufacturing facilities of Grosvenor Chemicals, a subsidiary of Whyte Group (London), following an explosion during the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Fire-Rips-Through-Whyte-Groups-Hazardous-Chemicals-Plant-in-the-U-K-_26965.html
May 24, 2010
Tata Chemicals (Mumbai) recorded a 6.5% fall in net profits for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010, to Rs6.06 billion ($129 million), compared with the previous fiscal year. Sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Tata-Chemicals-Reports-Fall-in-Profits-and-Sales_26968.html
May 14, 2010
DuPont says  Changshu 3F Zhonghao New Chemical Materials fluorochemical manufacturing capabilities enable it to better serve rapidly growing regional markets for fluorochemicals across all applications....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/DuPont-Invests-in-Chinese-Fluorochemicals-Firm_26785.html
April 27, 2010
Bayer CropScience has appointed Sandra E. Peterson as chairman of the board of management. She will join the board of the Bayer subgroup on July 1, 2010 and succeed Friedrich...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-Appoints-New-Chairman_26323.html
April 22, 2010
Saltigo, the contract fine chemicals manufacturing arm of Lanxess, says it is getting closer to its customers and is continuing to invest its resources in “strategic...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Saltigo-Moving-Closer-to-the-Customer-with-video_26017.html
April 20, 2010
CF Industries has priced its previously announced $1.6 billion debt issuance, which will be composed of two $800 million parts. One part will carry a 6.875% interest rate and come due...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/CF-Prices-Debt_26126.html
April 16, 2010
CF Industries is issuing 10.8 million shares of common stock, and $1.6 billion in new debt, to repay a $1.75 billion bridge loan, the company says. The bridge loan was used to help...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/CF-Issues-Shares-Debt-to-Repay-Bridge-Loan-Update_25998.html
April 16, 2010
Agchem firm Nufarm (Melbourne) says that Sumitomo Chemical has completed the previously announced acquisition of 20% of the total issued shares in Nufarm through a tender offer. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Sumitomo-Completes-Acquisition-of-20-percent-Stake-in-Nufarm_26059.html
April 12, 2010
FMC stands ready to deliver on the growth potential of its crop protection and specialty chemical businesses. Pierre Brondeau, a former executive with Rohm and Haas (R&H) and Dow Chemical, took over as CEO from William Walter on January 1. The resilience of the company’s portfolio showed in 2009 as FMC posted its second highest annual earnings at $4.15/share despite tough economic conditions....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/FMCs-Growth-Track_25937.html
April 9, 2010
Bayer CropScience informed the Bombay Stock Exchange (Mumbai) that the company’s production facility at Ankleshwar, India will resume production. A fire occurred at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-Plant-in-India-Resumes-Production_25941.html
April 7, 2010
The company reported net income of $887 million, compared to $1.1 billion in the same year ago quarter, on sales down 4%, to $2.9 billion. Earnings per share of $1.60 fell short of analysts' expectations of $1.73/share, according to Thomson Reuters (New York)....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Monsanto-Reports-Drop-in-Income-Says-2012-Profit-Goal-is-Unlikely_25843.html
March 29, 2010
BASF says its Crop Protection division has opened an office at Nairobi, Kenya, which will be the first in a series of new offices in Africa. This is part of the division’s plans...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/BASF-Crop-Protection-Opens-Office-in-Kenya_25687.html
March 17, 2010
Brazilian trade officials say they are considering suspending patent and intellectual property rights on goods including agricultural chemicals, biotechnology products, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/U-S-Brazil-Trade-Rift-Threatens-Patents-on-Agchem-Biotech-Products_25458.html
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