ChemChina is selling Israeli crop protection company Adama Agricultural Solutions to a firm it controls for $2.8 billion, paving the way for completing a previously announced combination of the two businesses and listing it on the stock market.
Trade negotiators touted some progress on updating the North American Free Trade Agreement even as the U.S. decision to impose duties on Canadian-made jets inflamed tensions with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government. Read more
For the past six years CNBC has created a “Disruptor 50” list, that features private companies with innovations changing the world. This year, three agricultural companies made the list: Indigo Agriculture, Ginkgo Bioworks and Apeel Sciences. Read more