Syngenta Group targets China ahead of IPO


Basel, Switzerland is now home to the Syngenta Group, the new designation for seed giant Syngenta, along with the agricultural business at Chemchina, Sinochem and spraying company Adama. The operational merger will give the company critical mass as it targets the Chinese agriculture market. CEO Erik Fyrwald says the planned IPO of the company is still on track for 2022 despite the coronavirus pandemic and explains how he welcomes the opportunity to share IP and seed technology with the company’s target market.