Ren Jianxin (R) Chairman of China National Chemical Corp gives a speech during Swiss agrochemicals maker Syngenta's annual news conference in Basel, Switzerland where state-owned ChemChina said it agreed on a US$43 billion bid for the Swiss seeds and pesticides group Syngenta, the largest ever overseas acquisition by a Chinese firm. In background (L - 2ndR ) are Syngenta President Michel Demare, CEO John Ramsay and Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Parr. Photo: Reuters Ren Jianxin (R) Chairman of China National Chemical Corp gives a speech during Swiss agrochemicals maker Syngenta's annual news conference in Basel, Switzerland where state-owned ChemChina said it agreed on a US$43 billion bid for the Swiss seeds and pesticides group Syngenta, the largest ever overseas acquisition by a Chinese firm. In background (L - 2ndR ) are Syngenta President Michel Demare, CEO John Ramsay and Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Parr. Photo: Reuters
Ren Jianxin (R) Chairman of China National Chemical Corp gives a speech during Swiss agrochemicals maker Syngenta's annual news conference in Basel, Switzerland where state-owned ChemChina said it agreed on a US$43 billion bid for the Swiss seeds and pesticides group Syngenta, the largest ever overseas acquisition by a Chinese firm. In background (L - 2ndR ) are Syngenta President Michel Demare, CEO John Ramsay and Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Parr. Photo: Reuters
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ChemChina pounces on Syngenta for cutting edge crop technology

Company agrees to buy Swiss crop seeds and pesticides firm Syngenta for US$43 billion in China’s biggest overseas acquisition

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Ren Jianxin (R) Chairman of China National Chemical Corp gives a speech during Swiss agrochemicals maker Syngenta's annual news conference in Basel, Switzerland where state-owned ChemChina said it agreed on a US$43 billion bid for the Swiss seeds and pesticides group Syngenta, the largest ever overseas acquisition by a Chinese firm. In background (L - 2ndR ) are Syngenta President Michel Demare, CEO John Ramsay and Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Parr. Photo: Reuters Ren Jianxin (R) Chairman of China National Chemical Corp gives a speech during Swiss agrochemicals maker Syngenta's annual news conference in Basel, Switzerland where state-owned ChemChina said it agreed on a US$43 billion bid for the Swiss seeds and pesticides group Syngenta, the largest ever overseas acquisition by a Chinese firm. In background (L - 2ndR ) are Syngenta President Michel Demare, CEO John Ramsay and Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Parr. Photo: Reuters
Ren Jianxin (R) Chairman of China National Chemical Corp gives a speech during Swiss agrochemicals maker Syngenta's annual news conference in Basel, Switzerland where state-owned ChemChina said it agreed on a US$43 billion bid for the Swiss seeds and pesticides group Syngenta, the largest ever overseas acquisition by a Chinese firm. In background (L - 2ndR ) are Syngenta President Michel Demare, CEO John Ramsay and Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Parr. Photo: Reuters
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