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Financial Times: US crop producers eye Ukraine market

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Nov. 26, 2012, 8:27 a.m. | Business — by Financial Times

A farmer reaps grain in combine harvesters on land near Zhovtneve village, in the region of Chernigov, some 220km north of Kyiv on August 11, 2009.
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Two of the world’s largest producers of agriculture products are seeking to launch production of high-quality seeds and other farming technologies in Ukraine to help the nation double its harvests.

Dupont Pioneer, a leading US developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, has announced that it will invest more than $40m into construction of a domestic seed production facility. Monsanto, also from the US, is eyeing similar possibilities, with an announcement expected in December.

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