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Two American chemical giants Dow Chemical and DuPont are in advanced talks to merge, which could create the world’s biggest supplier of seeds and agrochemicals surpassing Monsanto, according to press reports. The combination would create a company worth about $130bn, and would be followed by a three-way breakup with one of the separate groups combining both company’s agricultural interests, the reports add. Together the combined businesses would sells about 17% of the world’s pesticides, placing it as the third largest […]
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