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ChemChina says Beijing accepted anti-trust application for Syngenta deal
March 6, 2017 / 10:12 AM / 6 months ago

ChemChina says Beijing accepted anti-trust application for Syngenta deal

The company logo of China National Chemical Corp, or ChemChina, is seen at its headquarters in Beijing, China February 3, 2017.Thomas Peter

BEIJING (Reuters) - China National Chemical Corp, or ChemChina, said on Monday that China's Ministry of Commerce on Feb. 9 accepted its application for anti-trust approval for the proposed $43 billion takeover of Swiss crop protection and seed group Syngenta.

"We submitted the application and the ministry accepted it," said company spokesman Ren Kan.

Reporting by Chen Aizhu; Editing by Tom Hogue

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