Makhteshim-Agan Industries sales up 6% in fourth quarter
Makhteshim-Agan Industries (MAI) posted a 5.6% rise in fourth-quarter crop protection sales to $378.9 million in 2006. The company increased sales in Brazil, Europe and North America. The results came despite tough and deteriorating conditions in the Brazilian market, MAI claims. Group sales, including non-agro business, for the quarter rose by 3.4% to $419 million.