DuPont agchem sales up 27% in Q3
DuPont’s crop protection sales rose by 27% to $596 million in the third quarter of 2011. It recorded double-digit gains for all product sectors, with growth being led by the insecticide, chlorantraniliprole (trade-marked as Rynaxypyr). The company posted double-digit volume gains for all regions. The stand-out region was Latin America, where strong demand for products for use on specialty crops and sugar cane resulted in 30% sales growth.