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Chemicals Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals

  • June 26- Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto Co's popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California's list of chemicals known to cause cancer effective July 7, the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment said on Monday. The listing is the latest legal setback for the seeds and chemicals company, which has faced...

  • June 26- Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto Co's popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California's list of chemicals known to cause cancer effective July 7, the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment said on Monday. We will continue to aggressively challenge this improper decision, " Scott Partridge,...

  • June 26- Glyphosate, a popular weed killer and the active ingredient in Monsanto Co's Roundup, will be added to California's list of chemicals known to cause cancer effective July 7, the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment said on Monday.

  • *Demand also strong from core importers India, Asia, Latam. LONDON, June 23- The global fertiliser market will find increasing support in coming years from growing demand in Africa where Chinese, Middle Eastern and U.S. companies invest in agriculture, according to one of the world's largest fertiliser firms. Rising demand in Brazil and India will also help clear...

  • *Demand also strong from core importers India, Asia, Latam. LONDON, June 23- The global fertilizer market will find increasing support in coming years from growing demand in Africa where Chinese, Middle Eastern and U.S. companies invest in agriculture, according to one of the world's largest fertilizer firms. Rising demand in Brazil and India will also help clear...

  • OSLO, June 6- The export of fertilisers from Qatari producer Qafco is unaffected by a regional diplomatic row that has cut off other commodity shipments, Norway's Yara said on Tuesday. Yara has a 25- percent stake in Qafco while state-controlled Industries Qatar owns the rest. Qatar is the world's fourth largest producer of urea, Qafco said.

  • OSLO, June 6- The export of fertilizers from Qatari producer Qafco is unaffected by a regional diplomatic row that has cut off other commodity shipments, Norway's Yara said on Tuesday. Yara has a 25- percent stake in Qafco while state-controlled Industries Qatar owns the rest. Qatar is the world's fourth largest producer of urea, Qafco said.

  • *Seven big companies in talks to list shares in Moscow. MOSCOW, May 30- Seven big Russian companies are in advanced talks with the Moscow Exchange about listing their shares, the exchange's CEO says, highlighting corporate Russia's preference for listing at home amid sanctions and a standoff with the West. Afanasiev said a desire among Russian businesses to...

  • Glencore confirms its in the market to acquire Bunge

    CNBC's Gemma Acton weighs in on Glencore's business strategy behind its potential acquisition of agribusiness Bunge.

  • May 21- Hunstman Corp and Clariant AG are set to announce their merger on Monday, creating a chemical manufacturer with a market value of more than $14 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. The deal would combine Clariant, a Muttenz, Switzerland- based maker of aircraft de-icing fluids, pesticide ingredients and plastic coloring, with Woodlands,...

  • BRUSSELS, May 17- The European Commission will propose extending by 10 years its approval for weed-killer glyphosate, used in Monsanto's Roundup, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday. A transatlantic row over possible risks to human health has prompted investigations by congressional committees in the United States, and in Europe has forced a delay to a...

  • BRUSSELS, May 17- The European Commission will propose extending by 10 years its approval for weed-killer glyphosate, used in Monsanto's Roundup, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday. A transatlantic row over possible risks to human health has prompted investigations by congressional committees in the United States, and in Europe has forced a delay to a...

  • NEW YORK, May 17- The owners of several new potash mines that are adding fertilizer to an already over-supplied market are banking on better times, bucking industry thinking that the projects may snuff a modest price recovery. Privately held fertilizer producer EuroChem Group plans to produce 1.1 million tonnes of potash in 2018 from its two new Russian mines...

  • NEW YORK, May 17- Privately held fertilizer producer EuroChem Group plans to produce 1.1 million tonnes of potash in 2018 from its two new Russian mines and increase output steadily over six years, but it will be "rational" amid concerns about a supply glut, the company's chief financial officer said on Wednesday. "We think that our product is not going to be a big...

  • NEW YORK, May 17- Privately held fertilizer producer EuroChem Group plans to produce 1.1 million tonnes of potash in 2018 from its two new Russian mines, with output capacity ramping up to 8.3 million tonnes annually by 2024 or 2025, the company's chief financial officer said on Wednesday.

  • BRUSSELS, May 17- The European Commission will propose extending by 10 years its approval for weed-killer glyphosate, used in Monsanto's Roundup, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday. A transatlantic row over possible risks to human health has prompted investigations by congressional committees in the United States, and in Europe has forced a delay to a...

  • BRUSSELS, May 17- The European Commission will propose extending by 10 years its approval for weed-killer glyphosate, used in Monsanto's Roundup, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday. A transatlantic row over possible risks to human health has prompted investigations by congressional committees in the United States, and in Europe has forced a delay to a...

  • FERTILIZER PRODUCER EUROCHEM PLANS TO PRODUCE 1.1 MLN TNS POTASH IN RUSSIA 2018, RAMPING UP TO 8.3 MLN TNS 2024-25- CFO.

  • *Sirius developing UK mine for polyhalite fertilizer. LONDON/ SHANGHAI, May 17- A small Chinese company that is key to plans by Sirius Minerals to build a huge fertilizer mine under a national park in the north of England has confirmed it has a binding agreement with the UK firm. By demonstrating confirmed demand for its product, it helped Sirius raise $1.2 billion...

  • *Sirius developing UK mine for polyhalite fertiliser. LONDON/ SHANGHAI, May 17- A small Chinese company that is key to plans by Sirius Minerals to build a huge fertilizer mine under a national park in the north of England has confirmed it has a binding agreement with the UK firm. By demonstrating confirmed demand for its product, it helped Sirius raise $1.2 billion...