Jan 3 Syngenta AG says
* In the context of the EU anti-trust review, ChemChina and
Syngenta have requested a further 10 day extension of the review
period until 12 April 2017
* The extension is to allow sufficient time for the
discussion of remedy proposals
* The standard timeline for a Phase II review is 90 working
days with a possible extension of 20 working days; with today's
announcement, the full 20 days has been granted.
* ChemChina and Syngenta remain fully committed to the
transaction and are confident of its closure.
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(Reporting By Zurich newsroom)