Syngenta Q2 agchem sales down 4%
Syngenta's crop protection sales went down by 4.3% to $2,840 million in the second quarter of 2015 compared with the same period the previous year. Low crop prices and currency volatility led to the decline. Sales grew by 8% at constant exchange rates (CER). Combined with the 12.4% revenue decline in the first quarter, six-month crop protection sales dropped 8.5% (+4% at CER) to $5,681 million.