Two giant Chinese groups, ChemChina and Sinochem, are planning to merge next year, creating the world’s largest chemicals group. This follows ChemChina’s purchase of Swiss agrochemicals leader Syngenta, amid more consolidation of the global agrochemicals industry. David Oakley discusses the significance of these multi billion dollar deals with the FT's Don Weinland, Ralph Atkins and Arash Massoudi.

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