Commission clears €130 billion Dow- DuPont agri-chemical merger

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EU Commissioner for Competition, Danish, Margrethe Vestager addresses a press conference on mergers between Dow and DuPont in Brussels, Belgium, 27 March 2017.

Commission clears €130 billion Dow- DuPont agri-chemical merger


A new mega-player at global agri-chemical industry will be formed after Brussels Competition watchdog clears Dow Chemical and DuPont, after the Commission secured conditions.

The Commission had concerns that the merger as notified would have reduced competition on price and choice for EU farmers and other markets, resulting to a drop on innovation both to improve existing products and to develop new active ingredients, is a key element of competition between companies in the pest control indu...


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