This excerpt taken from the SYT 6-K filed Jul 24, 2009.
Latin America sales were lower in a challenging market environment reinforcing the importance of effective risk management. Drought in Argentina and southern Brazil, as well as lower Brazilian corn acreage in the smaller second season, resulted in reduced applications.
This excerpt taken from the SYT 20-F filed Feb 18, 2009.
Latin America grew strongly, particularly in corn, driven by increased acreage, planting intensity and the further penetration of genetically modified trait technology. Syngenta estimates to have outperformed the rapidly growing market.
This excerpt taken from the SYT 6-K filed Feb 6, 2009.
Latin America, strong sales growth was driven by acreage expansion and the breadth of our product range. Growers increased their investment in both corn and soybean in Brazil and Argentina. While economic conditions deteriorated in the second half, growers continued to invest in crops and sales also benefited from more favorable pricing.
This excerpt taken from the SYT 6-K filed Jul 24, 2008.
Latin America maintained excellent momentum at the end of the season. In the key Brazilian market growers increased acreage but the main driver was investment in both corn and soybean. Syngenta continues to reinforce its leading market position in the region with significant improvements in both receivables and pricing.
This excerpt taken from the SYT 6-K filed Feb 8, 2007.
Latin America were slightly ahead despite difficult market conditions in Brazil. The breadth of the product portfolio and effective risk management led to further market share gains. ACTARA® / CRUISER® delivered a particularly strong performance. Sales were higher in Argentina notably herbicides and insecticides.
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This excerpt taken from the SYT 20-F filed Mar 1, 2006.
Latin America benefited from corn market share gains in Argentina and from the development of the vegetables business in Brazil. Sales were 8% higher in 2004, with volumes 4% higher and a similar increase in US dollar prices.
This excerpt taken from the SYT 6-K filed Feb 14, 2006.
Latin America reflected healthy sales in Argentina driven by TOUCHDOWN®. In Brazil full year sales were down slightly after a robust second half performance driven by insecticides and fungicides. Combination products in the AMISTAR® range to treat soybean rust, and a good performance by ACTARA® were the key drivers of an increased market share.
This excerpt taken from the SYT 6-K filed Jul 28, 2005.
Latin America: In Brazil, the most important market, demand was adversely affected by a number of factors: commodity crop price movement; drought in the south; and, most importantly, the appreciation of the Real against the US dollar. Sales in Argentina were significantly higher driven by strong growth in fungicides and in non-selective herbicides.
This excerpt taken from the SYT 20-F filed Mar 16, 2005.
Latin America were 22% higher with prices 26% higher in dollar terms offset by 4% lower volumes. Sales benefited from the recovery in Brazil (corn and soybean) and Argentina (corn and sunflower).
This excerpt taken from the SYT 6-K filed Feb 15, 2005.
Latin America: Sales expanded across the portfolio in Brazil and Argentina as the international competitiveness of growers and strong export demand encouraged an increase in acreage under cultivation. The strongest growth was generated by insecticides, notably ACTARA®, and by fungicides, with a significant increase in AMISTAR® sales to control the spread of soybean rust. The launch of the combination product PRIORI XTRA®, with both preventative and curative action, further strengthened Syngentas position in this important new market.
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