Bayer agchem sales up 12% in Q4
Bayer CropScience's crop protection sales rose by 12% to €1,821 million ($2,058 million at the current rate) in the fourth quarter of 2014. The sales rise was 7.8% on a like-for-like basis. Fungicides led growth with sales up by over a quarter, while insecticides and seed treatments only crept higher. Seed business climbed 21.1% (+17% at constant exchange rates) to €207 million ($234 million at CER). The combined business rose by 12.9% (+8.7%) to €2,028 million ($2,292 million).