Cargill exits crop input business in Central and Eastern Europe

Company to fully exit crop input activities by end of May 2016.

Following a comprehensive review of its grain and oilseeds businesses in Central and Eastern Europe, Cargill said it will stop providing crop inputs to farmers and to fully exit these activities by the end of May 2016. This change will affect Cargill’s businesses in Hungary, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Bulgaria and Poland. Going forward, the company will refocus its attention on its grain and oilseeds origination, merchandizing and trading activities in these markets.

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