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Mar 19, 2015, 02:00 ET

Significant progress made in first year of The Good Growth Plan

 Syngenta has published the first update on progress towards meeting the six ambitious commitments in The Good Growth Plan, which was launched...

Mar 18, 2015, 02:00 ET

Syngenta publishes 2014 Annual Report

 Syngenta today announced that its 2014 Annual Report is now available at www.syngenta.com/ar2014. The 2014 Annual Report consists of the...

Mar 17, 2015, 02:00 ET

Further corn trait expansion: approval in Vietnam

- Official approval for Bt11 x GA21 stacked corn seed - Superior control of the most damaging corn pest in ASEAN countries -...

Mar 03, 2015, 11:00 ET

Syngenta Announces Successful EUR 500 Million Eurobond Issue

Syngenta announced today the successful issue of a EUR 500 million Eurobond with a maturity of 12½ years and a coupon rate of 1.25%. John...

Feb 13, 2015, 01:00 ET

Filing of 2014 Annual Report on Form 20-F

 Syngenta announced that the 2014 Annual Report on Form 20-F has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The document is...

Feb 04, 2015, 01:00 ET

Syngenta 2014 Full Year Results

- Integrated sales up 6 percent at constant exchange rates -     up 7 percent excluding...

Dec 22, 2014, 03:30 ET

Syngenta Receives Chinese Import Approval for Agrisure Viptera® Corn Trait

- Import approval granted for food and feed use - Agrisure Viptera® offers unrivalled control of above-ground pests -...

Nov 24, 2014, 01:00 ET

Syngenta updates on Accelerating Operational Leverage program

- Broad-based actions in Commercial, R&D and Global Operations - Targeted savings of $265 million in 20151 - Delivering...

Oct 16, 2014, 01:00 ET

Syngenta Third quarter 2014: sales $3.0 billion

- Integrated sales up 3 percent[1], with growth in all regions - ELATUS™ orders exceed $200m in first nine months - Full...

Sep 29, 2014, 01:00 ET

Syngenta appoints new Chief Operating Officer

 Syngenta today announced that John Atkin, Chief Operating Officer, will retire from the company at the end of 2014. He will be succeeded by...

Sep 19, 2014, 01:00 ET

The Good Growth Plan on track one year after launch

- Global network of over 3,500 farms established to measure productivity - First independently-audited data to be published in March...

Jul 23, 2014, 01:01 ET

New PLENE for commercial planting of sugar cane in Brazil

- Exclusive access to innovative CEEDS™ technology - Step change in planting speed and quality - Complements PLENE Evolve...

Jul 23, 2014, 01:00 ET

Syngenta 2014 Half Year Results

- Sales $8.5 billion, up 1 percent: up 4 percent at constant exchange rates - Late start to North American season reduced crop...

Jun 17, 2014, 01:00 ET

Syngenta and Anheuser-Busch InBev enter malting barley collaboration

 Syngenta and Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) announced today a partnership to secure the sourcing of high-quality malting barley, the key raw...

Apr 29, 2014, 08:30 ET

Syngenta Annual General Meeting

At the Annual General Meeting of Syngenta AG held on April 29, 2014, the 861 shareholders representing 48.48% of the total shares approved all the...

Apr 16, 2014, 01:00 ET

Syngenta First quarter 2014: sales $4.7 billion

- Strong start to European season - Ongoing emerging market growth - North American season delayed by weather - On track...

Apr 09, 2014, 01:00 ET

Syngenta in cellulosic fuel collaboration to increase ethanol plant productivity

- Collaboration to use new process to make cellulosic ethanol from corn kernel fiber - Technology to be marketed in combination with...

Apr 08, 2014, 01:00 ET

The second Syngenta Photography Award call for entries

BASEL, Switzerland, April 8, 2014 - Competition explores global challenges through compelling images - The Award theme is...

Apr 07, 2014, 01:00 ET

Syngenta acquires leading Italian durum wheat seed company

BASEL, Switzerland, April 7, 2014 - Access to expertise, facilities and prime varieties grown on 330,000 hectares - Expansion of...

Mar 25, 2014, 09:15 ET

Syngenta Announces Successful CHF 750 Million Bond Issues

 Syngenta today announced the successful issue of CHF 750 million in Swiss domestic bonds. This issue comprises a CHF 350 million Swiss...