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IFFCO and Mitsubishi Corp. form agchems JV in India

9:51 AM MDT | August 27, 2015 | Natasha Alperowicz

Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative (IFFCO), the largest producer and marketer of fertilizers in India, has teamed up with Mitsubishi Corp. in a joint venture to produce agrochemicals in India. The move represents IFFCO’s entry into the agchems...


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