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Market to Market February 11, 2005 (#3023)

In the News

  • Syngenta Profits Jump 84 Percent
    (Feb 11, 2005) Swiss-based agrochemical company Syngenta AG reported an 84 percent profit gain driven by strong demand for its crop protection products in Europe and Latin America.
  • Bill Could Protect Georgia Rendering Plants
    (Feb 11, 2005) A Georgia state senator has introduced a bill that would protect rendering plants from nuisance suits from neighbors.
  • Senators to Clarify Cuba Export Rules
    (Feb 11, 2005) Farm-state senators, including several leading Republicans, said this week the Bush administration is putting up roadblocks to agricultural exports to Cuba and planned to take legislative steps to protect that growing market.
  • Aussie: EU Subsidies Could Hurt Trade Talks
    (Feb 11, 2005) A senior Australian official this week criticized a European Union move to reinstate wheat export subsidies, saying it could hurt the current round of World Trade Organization talks aimed at liberalizing word commerce.