Opinion

Too much at stake for Canada to ignore agribusiness mega-mergers

Concerns include reduced competition that could lead to higher prices, innovation decline, and barriers to entry for other firms.

If the planned mergers go through, just three firms would control more than 65 per cent of the global agro-chemical market, and more than 60 per cent of the global seed market, writes Jennifer Clapp. Photograph courtesy of Ryan Cheney

By JENNIFER CLAPP

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, July 13, 2016 12:00 AM

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