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Monsanto dominates global seed market


According to the ETC group, in 2007, the global sale of proprietary seeds was US$22 billion. By occupying about a quarter of this sale (about US$5 billion), Monsanto ranked first in the world, showing a clear dominance over the other companies (Figure 2.20). The next in order was DuPont (15%) and Syngenta (9%). These three companies controlled nearly 50% of the world’s seed market in 2007.

Publication date: 1/12/2012


 


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