Syngenta AG said the U.S. has asked for more time to review its $43 billion takeover by China National Chemical Corp., adding that it doesn’t expect the protracted scrutiny to delay the companies’ goal to close the deal in the first half.
Following a filing for bankruptcy of South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping Co., U.S. shippers are bracing for steep rate increases on routes to and from Asia. “Hanjin accounts for 3.1% of global container capacity, according to maritime data provider Alphaliner.” Going into the holiday season, how will this be an impact to us? Read[…]Read More »
Scientists at Rothamsted Research, a U.K. agriculture research center founded in 1843, have asked for permission to carry out field trials of genetically-modified wheat. The wheat carries out photosynthesis more efficiently, which results in a higher-yielding crop, according to a statement from Rothamsted. The research group said it submitted an[…]Read More »