Syngenta heads Aenda Brazil sales ranking
Syngenta led in sales among agrochemical companies in Brazil for the fifth consecutive year, according to the generic agrochemical industry association, the Aenda’s, annual raking. Bayer CropScience came in second, while United Phosphorus’ Brazilian business, UPL/DVA, led agrochemical sales among Aenda’s associates. It posted revenues of some $181 million, up by just over a quarter on its 2011 business. The next strongest Aenda pesticide suppliers were Consagro, sales for which grew by 20% to $71 million, and Rotam, with sales totalling $65 million. The 2011 entrant, CCAB, a consortium of co-operatives and agrochemical suppliers ( Agrow No 630, p 2), posted sales of $140 million, according to the Aenda. The association’s survey estimated the national market at almost $9,800 million. The major industry survey, which comes from the agrochemical industry trade association, the Sindag, found national sales reached a record of $9,700 million ( Agrow No 662, p 21).