Syngenta first-quarter sales up 11%
Syngenta’s crop protection sales rose by 11.2% to $2,790 million in the first quarter compared with the same period last year. Sales were up by 10% at constant exchange rates (CER). Seed and trait sales grew at almost double the rate, rising by 20.1% (20% at CER) to $1,244 million. “Our first quarter sales performance demonstrates our ability to achieve significant growth across a business that is unrivalled in its breadth and reach,” says chief executive officer Mike Mack.