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March 10- Chemicals maker DuPont said it expected severe cold weather and storms in North America and business disruptions in Ukraine to hurt its first-quarter earnings and revenue. Freezing weather across North America has delayed the start of planting season this year, while political unrest in Ukraine has hurt DuPont's seed deliveries.
*Each company to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. FMC's shares rose as much as 8 percent to a life-high of $83.94 on Monday on the New York Stock Exchange.
March 10- Chemical manufacturer FMC Corp said it would split into two companies, one comprising its minerals business and the other its agricultural solutions, health and nutrition businesses. FMC's shares rose as much as 8 percent to a life-high of $83.94 in morning trade on the New York Stock Exchange on Monday.
*Commission has begun legal proceedings against Germany. BRUSSELS, March 7- EU scientists have found that the new car coolant at the centre of a dispute that has pitched regulators against Germany and its luxury carmaker Daimler does not pose any serious safety risks, the European Commission said on Friday.
"The world is going to want to find a compromise," said David Kelly, chief market strategist at J.P. Morgan Funds.
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BEIJING, Feb 27- China's approval process for GMO grains has become "overly political", "unpredictable and nontransparent", an American industry group said on Thursday, in the strongest criticism of Beijing's biotech policy since China began rejecting thousands of tonnes of genetically modified corn last year.
Its clients include Barclays Plc, BP, DuPont, GE and Boeing Co, according to its website. Patton Boggs, with about 400 lawyers, is known for its lobbying on Capitol Hill and, most recently, its representation of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie amid the George Washington Bridge scandal.
*Follows forecast-beating profit at U.S. rivals Dow, DuPont. LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, Feb 25- BASF, the world's largest chemicals company by sales, predicted a small rise in operating profit this year, with an uncertain economic outlook tempering its optimism over growing demand from automakers and consumer goods companies.
PARIS, Feb 17- France published a decree on Monday to prevent the planting of genetically modified maize as a stopgap measure, while the government works on changes to domestic and European laws to ensure a longer-term ban. Annual sowing of maize in France gets under way in the second half of March.
Feb 13- The growth of biotech crops in the United States appears to have hit a plateau, but farmers are accelerating plantings of genetically modified corn and rice in Asia, notably China, although it still remains a much smaller market, according to an industry report issued Thursday.
*Britain backs GM crop; France opposed, Germany abstains. European Commission endorsement of insect-resistant Pioneer 1507, developed jointly by DuPont and Dow Chemical, would end a decade-long debate and break Monsanto's monopoly in Europe's small market for GMO crops.
Aston Martin recalled its sports cars. It sheds light on automakers getting automobiles key parts from China without implementing quality measures.
Adjusted EPS 48 cents vs estimates 37 cents. Feb 11- U.S. chemical maker Huntsman Corp's fourth-quarter adjusted profit comfortably beat analysts' estimates, helped by higher demand for polyurethane used in foam insulation and paint pigments.
SHENZHEN, China/ PARIS, Feb 11- Aston Martin's sweeping recall of its high-end sports cars last week raises larger questions about the risk to global automakers of sourcing key parts thousands of miles away in China without implementing adequate quality control measures.