Acquisition of Syngenta by ChemChina Approved by Chinese Competition Authority

ChemChina and Syngenta have announced that they have received approval from the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (MOFCOM) for the proposed acquisition of Syngenta by ChemChina. This represents a further step towards the closing of the transaction, which is expected to take place in the second quarter of 2017.

The ChemChina-Syngenta transaction will ensure continued choice and ongoing innovation for growers around the world.

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