This excerpt taken from the SYT 20-F filed Mar 1, 2006.
Available-for sale financial assets
Gross proceeds from the sale of available-for-sale financial assets during 2005 were US$nil (2004: US$nil, 2003: US$4 million). There were no disposals during 2005 or 2004 (2003: Gains and losses on disposal were not material).
There were no available-for-sale financial assets with unrealised losses at December 31, 2005.
Syngentas share of the unrealized losses on available-for-sale securities held by an associated company is US$3 million on a post-tax basis, according to the most recent valuations available at December 31, 2005 (2004: US$nil, 2003: US$2 million).