Brazil boosts Nufarm's first half
Strong growth in South America, particularly Brazil, boosted Nufarm's crop protection sales by 21.2% to Aus$1,084.2 million (US$967 million at the current exchange rate) in the six months to January 31st 2013. Including seed and seed treatments, the company's revenues grew by 21.8% to Aus$1,138.2 million (US$1,015.2 million) in the first half of its fiscal 2014. On a constant currency basis, sales grew by 11%. Underlying operating profit rose by 19.9% to Aus$56.7 million (US$50.6 million).