This excerpt taken from the SYT 6-K filed Jul 24, 2009.
Europe, Africa and Middle East sales were slightly lower reflecting risk management and reduced grower liquidity in Eastern Europe. In Western Europe sales were unchanged despite unfavorable weather in the second quarter. In France, sales increased significantly led by CRUISER®.
This excerpt taken from the SYT 6-K filed Feb 6, 2009.
Europe, Africa and the Middle East: Growers in both Western and Eastern Europe significantly increased their use of technology in order to raise yields with strong commodity prices in the first half of 2008 driving cereal and corn acreage. Rapid growth in Eastern Europe - notably in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan – reflected ongoing expansion of the product range and an extension of Syngenta’s leading market position.
This excerpt taken from the SYT 6-K filed Jul 24, 2008.
Europe, Africa and the Middle East strong commodity prices drove cereal and corn acreage with some incremental benefit from the elimination of set-aside. Growers significantly increased the use of technology in order to raise yields with a marked increase in cereal fungicide intensity. Eastern Europe continued to show rapid growth, notably in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
This excerpt taken from the SYT 6-K filed Feb 8, 2007.
Europe, Africa and the Middle East were unchanged. Growth in Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East offset lower sales in Western Europe due to the prolonged winter and ongoing structural reform. Syngenta gained share in several key European markets including Germany, Italy and the UK. A good performance in Selective Herbicides, helped by the launch of AXIAL®, and in professional products more than offset a decline in fungicide sales.
This excerpt taken from the SYT 20-F filed Mar 1, 2006.
Europe, Africa and the Middle East increased by 13%, helped by the weakness of the US dollar against the euro and at constant exchange rates were 3% higher due to higher local currency prices. Sales were driven by field crops in Eastern Europe, notably corn, sunflower and sugar beet. Vegetable sales benefited from favorable pricing in the fresh segment.
Whilst demand in
This excerpt taken from the SYT 6-K filed Feb 14, 2006.
Europe, Africa and the Middle East showed a significant fourth quarter improvement, notably in France and Spain, following drought earlier in the year. Full year sales in Europe were up driven by continuing double digit growth in Eastern Europe. The slight decline in regional sales reflected lower tender business in Africa and the Middle East.
A strong performance in
This excerpt taken from the SYT 6-K filed Jul 28, 2005.
Europe, Africa and the Middle East there were strong performances in Germany, driven by the success of BRAVO® in cereals, particularly to combat septoria resistance and in eastern Europe where sales again showed double digit growth in these rapidly expanding markets. Elsewhere, sales were affected by unfavorable weather conditions, with a cold start to the season followed by drought in southern Europe, notably Spain.
This excerpt taken from the SYT 20-F filed Mar 16, 2005.
Europe, Africa and the Middle East were 26% higher, 6% at constant exchange rates with 4% from volume and local currency prices 2% higher. Sales grew strongly in oilseeds, vegetables and flowers. The main impetus came from eastern Europe, in particular sunflower and oilseed rape. Varieties of high value fresh vegetables continued their steady expansion in both Mediterranean and northern European markets. Reported sales were significantly increased by the weakness of the US dollar relative to the euro.
This excerpt taken from the SYT 6-K filed Feb 15, 2005.
Europe, Africa and the Middle East demonstrated growth across all product lines, following drought in 2003, with notable contributions from the entire fungicide range and selective herbicides, particularly CALLISTO®. Double-digit increases were registered in France and Eastern Europe, the latter benefiting from increased investment in agriculture and economic growth.
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