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ChemChina rules itself out as potential buyer for Syngenta, Monsanto assets

3:33 AM MDT | May 22, 2015 | Natasha Alperowicz

China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina) has ruled itself out as a potential buyer of assets that Monsanto and/or Syngenta would be obliged to divest should a  deal between the two be cemented. ChemChina was tipped as one of the buyers for...


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PotashCorp reviewing shareholdings in SQM and ICL

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