EU Probes ChemChina-Syngenta Bid on Crop-Protection Concerns

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  • EU sets March 15 deadline to finalize in-depth merger probe
  • EU flags possible overlaps between Syngenta and Adama unit

China National Chemical Corp.’s $43 billion takeover of Syngenta AG faces a lengthy probe by European Union regulators amid concerns the deal might raise prices or reduce choice for crop-protection products sold to farmers.

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