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06/19/14Agria Subsidiary PGG Wrightson Announces Trading Update
BEIJING, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/19/14 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a global agricultural company, today announced interim trading results and updated guidance at its majority-owned subsidiary PGG Wrightson Ltd. ("PGW"). The Company noted that despite localized challenges, sales performance over the past six months met expectations. PGW now expects full fiscal year operating EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation) in the range o... 
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03/06/14Agria Reports Financial Results for the Six Months Ended December 31, 2013
BEIJING, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/06/14 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a global agricultural company, today announced its financial results for the six months ended December 31, 2013. New Segment Reporting Structure The Company has adopted new segment reporting of revenue and profitability for the first half of fiscal year 2014 and onwards. The new reportable segments are considered to better reflect the results of operations carried out in line with the Com... 
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02/25/14Agria Subsidiary PGG Wrightson Reports Strong Fiscal First Half Results
BEIJING, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/25/14 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that its New Zealand-listed subsidiary, PGG Wrightson Limited (NZSE: PGW) ("PGW"), released its financial results for the six months ended December 31, 2013. These results will be consolidated in Agria's results for the six months ended December 31, 2013. A copy of PGW's financial results and the following market announcement can be downloaded at the following address: http:... 
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02/25/14Agria Corporation to Report Financial Results for First Half of Fiscal 2014 on Thursday, March 6, 2014
BEIJING, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/25/14 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that the Company plans to release financial results for the six months ended December 31, 2013 on Thursday, March 6, 2014, before the U.S. market open. The Company will discuss its financial results and outlook in a conference call on March 6, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time/9:00 p.m. Beijing time. The call will be hosted by Mr. Patrick Tsang, Chief Financial Officer, and Mr. ... 
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12/18/13Agria Files Annual Report on Form 20-F for Fiscal Year 2013
BEIJING, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/18/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that it has filed the Company's Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on October 18, 2013. The annual report on Form 20-F, which contains its audited financial statements, can be accessed on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov as well as via the Company's investor relations website: ... 
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11/25/13Leading Agricultural Scientists Join Agria Academy
BEIJING, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/25/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that several prominent agricultural scientists joined the panel of experts at Agria Academy. Sponsored by Agria Corporation, Agria Academy is a professional institute of agricultural technology research and development consisting of six full-time researchers directed by a panel of five distinguished scientists and researchers. Joining the expert panel are Professor Tongming S... 
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11/22/13Agria Announces Resignation of Independent Director
BEIJING, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/22/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced the resignation of Dr. Zhao Jiuran from the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board"), effective November 19, 2013. Dr. Zhao was an independent director who joined the Board in September 2007. Agria's Executive Chairman of the Board, Mr. Alan Lai, commented, "We appreciate the substantial contributions made by Dr. Zhao to the success of Agria. His expertise in genetic bree... 
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11/11/13Agria Enters Agreement to Establish the China National (Yangling) Plant Variety Rights Trading Center
BEIJING, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/11/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an international agricultural company with operations in China, South America, New Zealand and Australia, today announced that it has entered an agreement to establish the China National (Yangling) Plant Variety Rights Trading Center (the "Center"). The Center will be an institution sponsored by the PRC Ministry of Agriculture (the "MoA") in order to promote research and commerce in crop pl... 
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10/22/13PGG Wrightson Announces Board Changes and Provides EBITDA Guidance of US$44 to $47 Million for Year Ending June 30, 2014
BEIJING, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/22/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an international agricultural company with operations in China, South America, New Zealand and Australia, today announced that Mr. Alan Lai was appointed as Chairman of the Company's majority-owned subsidiary, PGG Wrightson Limited ("PGW"). Mr. Lai's appointment follows the retirement of PGW's previous Chairman, Sir John Anderson, which was effective as of the close of PGW's Annual Sharehol... 
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09/23/13Agria Announces Upcoming Retirement of PGG Wrightson Chairman
BEIJING, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/23/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an international agricultural company with operations in China, South America, New Zealand and Australia, today announced that Sir John Anderson, Chairman of its majority-owned subsidiary PGG Wrightson Limited ("PGW"), will retire from PGW's board of directors, effective following PGW's Annual Shareholders' Meeting ("AGM") on October 22, 2013. Sir John was appointed Chairman of PGW in Febru... 
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09/10/13Agria Reports Financial Results for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2013
BEIJING -- (Marketwired) -- 09/10/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an international agricultural company with operations in China, South America, New Zealand and Australia, today announced its financial results for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013. Mr. Alan Lai, Agria's Chairman of the Board, commented, "Over the past two years, we have steadily built Agria into an international agricultural company. We see many opportunities to drive sales of our proprietary... 
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09/04/13Agria Corporation to Report Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Results on Tuesday, September 10, 2013
BEIJING -- (Marketwired) -- 09/04/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that the Company plans to release financial results for the year ended June 30, 2013 on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, before the U.S. market open. The Company will discuss its financial results and outlook in a conference call on September 10, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time/8:30 p.m. Beijing time. The call will be hosted by Mr. Patrick Tsang, Chief Financial Officer, and Mr. Kean Sen... 
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08/13/13Agria's New Zealand Listed Subsidiary PGG Wrightson Reports Annual Results for the Year Ended June 30, 2013
BEIJING -- (Marketwired) -- 08/13/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an international agricultural company with operations in China, South America, New Zealand and Australia, today announced that its New Zealand listed subsidiary, PGG Wrightson Ltd. (NZSE: PGW) ("PGW"), has released its annual financial results for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013. These results will be consolidated in the Agria's results for the year ended June 30, 2013. A copy of PGW's finan... 
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06/07/13Agria Subsidiary PGG Wrightson Appoints Chief Executive Officer
BEIJING -- (Marketwired) -- 06/07/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that its majority-owned subsidiary PGG Wrightson ("PGW") appointed Mark Dewdney as Chief Executive Officer, effective July 1, 2013. The appointment of Mr. Dewdney completes the leadership succession plan that included the recent departure of Managing Director George Gould. PGW is a leading provider of agricultural products, services and solutions to growers, farmers and processors i... 
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05/30/13Agria Announces Resignation of Managing Director of Subsidiary PGG Wrightson
BEIJING -- (Marketwired) -- 05/30/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that the Managing Director of its majority-owned subsidiary PGG Wrightson ("PGW") will complete his term of service on August 31, 2013. George Gould moved from a non-executive directorship at PGW into the Managing Director role in February 2011, for the express purpose of stabilizing the business and refocusing on important core market opportunities. PGW expected Mr. Gould's tenure ... 
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05/16/13Agria Renews Co-Operation Agreement With Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences for Edible Corn Seed Cultivation and Technology Development
BEIJING -- (Marketwired) -- 05/16/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that Shenzhen NKY Seeds Co., Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Agria, focused on edible corn seed business development has renewed its ten-year co-operation agreement with the Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences ("BAAFS") to co-operate in the cultivation, demonstration, promotion and commercialization of new strains of edible corn seeds. Agria signed its first fi... 
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05/14/13Agria Subsidiary, PGG Wrightson, Updates Earnings Guidance
BEIJING -- (Marketwired) -- 05/14/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that its New Zealand-listed subsidiary, PGG Wrightson Limited (NZX: PGW) ("PGW"), has provided an earnings guidance update. Earnings before interest, tax and depreciation ("EBITDA") for the financial year ending June 30, 2013 is forecast to be in the range of NZ$48 - NZ$40 million compared with NZ$55 million in for the corresponding period last year. The three main factors contrib... 
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04/26/13Agria Regains Compliance With NYSE Continued Listing Standard for Minimum Share Price
BEIJING -- (Marketwired) -- 04/26/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that it has regained compliance with the minimum share price criteria required by the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") for continued listing of the Company's American depositary shares. As previously disclosed, the Company received a notice from the NYSE on July 17, 2012 that the Company was not in compliance with the NYSE continued listing standard requiring a listed security to m... 
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04/24/13Agria Announces Results of Annual General Meeting
BEIJING -- (Marketwired) -- 04/24/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that the Company held its annual general meeting at 9:30 a.m. Hong Kong Time on April 24, 2013. The notice convening the meeting originally proposed a resolution to approve the combination, or reverse split, of the ordinary shares currently issued by the Company at par value of $0.0000001 per share such that the Company shall issue one (1) ordinary share (each a "New Share" and col... 
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04/22/13Agria Establishes R&D Facility in China
BEIJING -- (Marketwired) -- 04/22/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that it recently established a new research and development center in Shenzhen, China to support the Company's growing operations in China and in other growth markets. The new R&D facility is designed to develop advanced planting and seed cultivation technology for new strains of forage seeds, corn seeds and vegetable seeds. Additionally, this facility has resulted in the forma... 
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04/19/13Agria to Host Investor Conference Call on April 23, 2013 at 8:30 am ET
BEIJING -- (Marketwired) -- 04/19/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that the Company will host an investor conference call on April 23rd, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time. Listeners may access the call by dialing # 1-913-312-0867. A webcast will also be available via www.viavid.net. A replay of the call will be available through May 7th, 2013. Listeners may access the replay by dialing # 1-858-384-5517, access code: 8112636. About Agria Corporati... 
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04/01/13Agria Announces Share Buyback Program
BEIJING -- (MARKETWIRE) -- 04/01/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program under which the Company may spend up to US$10 million to repurchase ordinary shares, either in the form of ordinary shares or American Depositary Shares (ADS) in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions by December 31, 2013, subject to further extension thereof with approval of the Transition Committee. U... 
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03/25/13Agria Names Alan Lai as Executive Chairman
BEIJING -- (MARKETWIRE) -- 03/25/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that its Board of Directors has named Alan Lai, currently the Chairman of the Board of Agria, as Executive Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Lai has served as Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors since 2007. As Executive Chairman, Mr. Lai will continue to lead the Company's Board of Directors and remain actively involved in the Company... 
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03/20/13Agria Appoints ICR as Investor Relations Advisor
BEIJING -- (MARKETWIRE) -- 03/20/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced the appointment of ICR, a global financial communications firm, as its investor relations advisor. Mr. Alan Lai, Agria's Chairman of the Board, commented, "We are pleased to appoint ICR as our investor relations advisor. ICR's industry expertise and capital market knowledge will assist Agria in its efforts to strengthen our communication with investors and improve market awareness o... 
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03/14/13Agria Announces Date of Annual General Meeting
BEIJING -- (MARKETWIRE) -- 03/14/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that that its annual general meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. Hong Kong Time on April 24, 2013 at 26th Floor, Gloucester Tower, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong. The primary agenda of the meeting is to approve the combination, or reverse split, of the ordinary shares currently issued by the Company at par value of $0.0000001 per share such that the Company shall issu... 
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03/13/13Agria Reports Financial Results for the Six Months Ended December 31, 2012
BEIJING -- (MARKETWIRE) -- 03/13/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced its financial results for the six months ended December 31, 2012. The financial results reflect the consolidation of its controlling interest in its New Zealand listed subsidiary, PGG Wrightson Limited (NZSE: PGW) ("PGW"). Mr. Alan Lai, Agria's Chairman of the Board, commented, "I am pleased to see continued improvement in PGW's performance year on year. PGW reported improved profit... 
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02/26/13Agria's New Zealand Listed Subsidiary, PGG Wrightson Reports Improved First Half Results
BEIJING -- (MARKETWIRE) -- 02/26/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that its New Zealand listed subsidiary, PGG Wrightson Limited (NZX: PGW) ("PGW"), has released its financial results for the six months ended December 31, 2012. A copy of PGW's financial results and the following market announcement can be downloaded from the website: www.pggwrightson.co.nz/OurBusiness/MarketAnnouncements. These results will be consolidated in the results of Agria fo... 
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02/18/13Agria Announces Completion of Contracting Process for Primary Growth Partnership Program for Seed and Nutritional Technology Development Between PGW Seeds and New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries
BEIJING -- (MARKETWIRE) -- 02/18/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that the seeds division of its majority-owned subsidiary, PGG Wrightson Limited ("PGW Seeds"), has completed the contracting process for a Primary Growth Partnership program (the "PGP Program") with the New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries. PGW Seeds is spearheading the PGP Program with Grasslanz Technology Limited, a New Zealand government-owned company engaged in science and... 
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02/15/13Agria Appoints Patrick Wai Yip Tsang as Chief Financial Officer
BEIJING -- (MARKETWIRE) -- 02/15/13 -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that it has appointed Patrick Wai Yip Tsang as Chief Financial Officer effective February 15, 2013. Mr. Tsang is currently a director of PGG Wrightson Limited (NZSE: PGW), the Company's majority-owned subsidiary listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange, and a director of China Pipe Group Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Mr. Tsang has over twenty years of exp... 
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01/08/13Agria Announces Reverse Split and ADS Ratio Change
Jan 08, 2013 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a combination, or reverse split, of the ordinary shares currently issued by the Company at par value of $0.0000001 per share such that the Company shall issue one (1) ordinary share (each a "New Share" and collectively the "New Shares") for every three (3) ordinary shares held by its shareholders ("Old Shares") (the "Reverse Split"). The par val... 
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12/18/12Agria and PGG Wrightson to Cooperate With PRC Agricultural Partners
Two Memoranda of Understanding Signed With Guangdong and Shandong Agricultural Partners Dec 18, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") and its New Zealand listed subsidiary PGG Wrightson (NZSE: PGW) ("PGW") today announced that the operating entities of Agria and PGW have signed two memoranda of understanding with PRC agricultural partners in Guangdong Province and Shandong Province. According to the memorandum of understanding with Guang... 
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12/17/12Agria's New Zealand Listed Subsidiary, PGG Wrightson Announces Dividend Policy
Dec 17, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based agricultural company with operations in seeds in China and internationally and in agri-services, today announced that its New Zealand listed subsidiary, PGG Wrightson (NZSE: PGW) ("PGW") has announced its dividend policy. A copy of PGW's dividend policy can be downloaded from the website: www.pggwrightson.co.nz/OurBusiness/MarketAnnouncements. The Chairman of PGW said that PGW's board o... 
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12/03/12Agria and PGG Wrightson to Develop High-Profile Agri-Tech Showcase
Memorandum of Understanding With the Administrative Authority for Yangling Agricultural High-Tech Industries Demonstration Zone Will Promote Industrialization of Agriculture, With Emphasis on International Cooperation Dec 03, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") and PGG Wrightson (NZSE: PGW) ("PGW") today announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with China's Administrative Authority for Yangling Agricultural High-Tech Indu... 
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11/02/12Agria Reaches Agreement With New Zealand Bank Facilitating Repayment to Livestock Improvement Corp.
Nov 02, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an agricultural company with operations in China and internationally, today announced that it has reached agreement with New Zealand bank, a senior creditor, that paves way for Agria to repay a junior subordinated NZ$10.0 million (RMB51.8 million, US$8.2 million) loan granted by a strategic partner, Livestock Improvement Corp. ("LIC") to Agria. Under the arrangement with the New Zealand bank, the sub... 
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10/10/12Agria Reports Audited Revenue of US$1.1 Billion With Operating Profit of US$22 Million for Fiscal Year 2012
BEIJING--(Marketwire - Oct 10, 2012) - Agria Corporation ( NYSE : GRO ) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an agricultural company with operations in China and internationally, today reported audited financial results for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012. Audited fiscal year results reflect the consolidation into Agria's results of its controlling interest in its New Zealand listed subsidiary PGG Wrightson ( NZSE : PGW ) ("PGW").  Alan Lai, Agria's Chairman of the Board, commented, "Our a... 
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10/10/12Agria Announces Management Transition
BEIJING--(Marketwire - Oct 10, 2012) - Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an agricultural company with operations in China and internationally, today announced that Xie Tao, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, and John Layburn, Chief Financial Officer, have provided notices of resignation from their respective positions at the Company in order to pursue other opportunities. A Selection Committee and a Transition Committee have been organized. Mr Guanglin La... 
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08/21/12Agria's New Zealand Listed Subsidiary, PGG Wrightson Reports Operating EBITDA of NZ$55 Million and Net Profit of NZ$25 Million
Aug 21, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based agricultural company with operations in seeds in China and internationally and in agri-services, today announced that its New Zealand listed subsidiary, PGG Wrightson (NZSE: PGW) ("PGW") has released its annual financial results for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012. A copy of PGW's financial results and the following market announcement can be downloaded from the website: www.pggwrig... 
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07/19/12Agria Notified by NYSE of Non-Compliance With Minimum Average Closing Price Listing Standard
Jul 19, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based agricultural company with operations in seeds in China and internationally and in agri-services, today announced that the Company was notified by the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") that the Company is not in compliance with the NYSE continued listing standard requiring a listed security to maintain a minimum average closing price of $1.00 per share over a consecutive 30-trading-day pe... 
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07/05/12Agria Corporation Announces Departure of Director
BEIJING, Jul 05, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based agricultural company with operations in seeds in China and internationally and in agri-services, today announced that the two-year service contract of Dr. Kenneth J. DeWoskin, who served as a member of the board of directors and the audit committee of the Company, has expired. Dr. DeWoskin will leave the Company, effective immediately, in order to pursue other interests. "We ... 
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02/21/12Agria's Subsidiary PGG Wrightson Reports 55% Increase in Operating Earnings
BEIJING, Feb 21, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based agricultural company with operations in seeds in China and internationally and in agri-services, announced that its New Zealand listed subsidiary, PGG Wrightson Limited (NZSE: PGW), further improved its operating performance, reporting a 55% increase in earnings before interest, tax and depreciation (EBITDA) for the six months to 31 December 2011 of NZ$22.0 million compared to ... 
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12/16/11Alert: Agria Reports Dramatic Improvement in Financial Results
Revenue Increases to US$158.8 Million for the First Six Months of 2011 Compared to US$3.3 Million; Net Income Increases to $4.0 Million for First Six Months of 2011 Compared to a Net Loss of US$16.3 Million BEIJING, Dec 16, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today reported a dramatic improvement in its financial results for the six month transition period ended June 30, ... 
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11/14/11PGG Wrightson to Open Beijing Representative Office
BEIJING, Nov 14, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today announced that its New Zealand listed subsidiary, PGG Wrightson (NZX: PGW), is to establish a Beijing representative office. The Beijing representative office will work to deliver revenue and profit-generating business for PGG Wrightson in China. The initial focus will be on working with PGG Wrightson existing ... 
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11/08/11Beijing Government Provides Research Grant to Agria
BEIJING, Nov 08, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today announced it has received the first phase of a grant to help fund Sino-New Zealand joint research into high technology content grass seeds for the China market. This stage grant is for RMB6 million ($0.9 million) and has been made by the Science and Technology division of the Beijing Government. The grant will... 
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11/02/11Appointment of Directors to PGG Wrightson
BEIJING, Nov 02, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today announced that pre-eminent seed scientist Dr Zhi Kang Li has joined the board of PGG Wrightson (PGW) as an independent director. In addition Wah Kwong Tsang and Greg Campbell, representatives of Agria Asia Investment, the company ultimately holding 50.01% of PGW have also been appointed to the PGW board of PGW. ... 
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10/21/11Agria Regains Compliance on an Accelerated Basis With NYSE's Minimum Average Closing Price Listing Standard
BEIJING, Oct 21, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today announced that the Company regained compliance on an accelerated basis with the New York Stock Exchange continued listing standard requiring a listed security to maintain a minimum average closing price of $1.00 per share over a consecutive 30-trading-day period. This was the only continued listing criteria the Com... 
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09/29/11Agria Changes Fiscal Year End and Brings Forward Next Intended Financial Report
BEIJING, Sep 29, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today announced a change of fiscal year end from December 31 to June 30 to align its reporting with that of PGG Wrightson (NZSE: PGW), its largest subsidiary. In May 2011, Agria's subsidiary increased its holding in PGW to 50.01%. The management of both companies are working closely together to identify and realize ... 
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09/21/11Agria Appoints John Layburn as Chief Financial Officer and Jerry Mao as Financial Controller
BEIJING, Sep 21, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today announced it has appointed John Layburn as Chief Financial Officer and Jerry Mao as Financial Controller. Both appointments are effective today. John Layburn has served as Agria's Acting CFO since April 2011 and as Chief Strategy and Compliance Officer since October 2009. Since joining the Company, he has led ... 
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09/06/11Agria Launches Top Field Corn Variety Developed by China National Academy of Agricultural Sciences
BEIJING, Sep 06, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today launched Zhong Dan 909, a new variety of field corn seed developed by the China National Academy of Agricultural Sciences ("CNAAS") and ranked the number one field corn variety for the past two years in national certification tests hosted by Ministry of Agriculture. Developed by CNAAS, Zhong Dan 909's attribute... 
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08/31/11Agria's New Zealand Listed Subsidiary, PGG Wrightson Completes Divestment of Finance Division
BEIJING, Aug 31, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today announced that all conditions required for the sale of PGG Wrightson Finance ("PWF") by Agria's New Zealand listed subsidiary, PGG Wrightson (NZX: PGW) ("PGW") have been confirmed and settlement of the sale to Heartland New Zealand ("Heartland") has been completed. The purchase price paid to PGG Wrightson for t... 
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08/29/11Agria's New Zealand Listed Subsidiary, PGG Wrightson Reports Fiscal 2011 Revenue of NZ$1.2 Billion
BEIJING, Aug 29, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today announced that its New Zealand listed subsidiary, PGG Wrightson (NZX: PGW) ("PGW") has released its annual financial results for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011. A copy of the PGW's financial statements can be downloaded from the following website: www.pggwrightson.co.nz/OurBusiness/MarketAnnouncements. Xi... 
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08/23/11Agria Appoints Wah Kwong Tsang to Board of Directors; Reconfigures Board to Enhance Focus on Strategy and Communication
BEIJING, Aug 23, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today announced the appointment of Wah Kwong Tsang to Agria's board of directors. Tsang will serve as an independent director and Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of Compensation Committee. Kenneth DeWoskin, who has served as Agria's Audit Committee Chairman since March 2010, will now serve as a member of the A... 
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07/26/11Agria Notified by NYSE of Non-Compliance With Minimum Average Closing Price Listing Standard
BEIJING, Jul 26, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today announced that the Company was notified by the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") that the Company is not in compliance with the NYSE continued listing standard requiring a listed security to maintain a minimum average closing price of $1.00 per share over a consecutive 30-trading-day period. The NYSE noted that the ... 
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07/21/11Agria Issues Statement
BEIJING, Jul 21, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today issued the following statement. In view of the unusual market activity in the Company's stock, the New York Stock Exchange has contacted the Company and requested that the Company issue a public statement indicating whether there are any corporate developments which may explain the unusual activity. The Compan... 
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06/10/11Agria Announces Final Judgment and Dismissal With Prejudice of All Claims in Consolidated Securities Action
BEIJING, Jun 10, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, announced today that all claims asserted by the lead plaintiff and the class in the consolidated securities class action have been dismissed with prejudice by the United States District Court, Southern District of New York. By entering into the agreement, neither Agria nor the other defendants admit wrongdoing or liabili... 
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04/25/11Agria Singapore's Partial Takeover Offer of PGG Wrightson Limited Has Become Unconditional
BEIJING, CHINA, Apr 25, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria (Singapore) Pte Ltd (Agria Singapore) advises that all of the conditions to its takeover offer dated 24 January 2011 for 38.3% of the issued ordinary shares in PGG Wrightson Limited not already held by it (Offer) have been satisfied. Accordingly, the Offer is now unconditional. Agria Singapore will be jointly owned, directly or indirectly, by Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) and New Hope, along with an investment by Ngai Tahu Holdin... 
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04/20/11New Zealand's Livestock Improvement Corporation Limited (LIC) Supports Agria Singapore's Partial Takeover Offer of PGG Wrightson Limited
BEIJING, Apr 20, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, announced today that New Zealand-based Livestock Improvement Corporation Limited (LIC) has agreed to support Agria (Singapore) Pte Limited's partial takeover offer for PGG Wrightson Limited (PGW) by providing a loan to Agria (Singapore). Agria is delighted to have received the support of such an important participan... 
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04/15/11Agria Announces CFO Transition
BEIJING, Apr 15, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, announced today that Christopher Boddington, Chief Financial Officer, has resigned effective April 18, 2011. Mr. Boddington stepped down from his position to pursue other opportunities and not as a result of any disagreement with the Company regarding financial or accounting practices. The Company has initiated an execut... 
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04/15/11Overseas Investment Office Consent Granted for Agria to Acquire Additional Shares in PGG Wrightson Limited
BEIJING, Apr 15, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria (Singapore) Pte Limited (Agria) is pleased to announce that the New Zealand Overseas Investment Office has granted consent to Agria in connection with its takeover offer (Offer) and shareholding in PGG Wrightson Limited (PGW). To date, Agria has received acceptances under its Offer which, taken together with shares it currently holds in PGW, give Agria 50.52% of the shares in PGW. This includes the acceptance received from Pyne Gou... 
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04/14/11Update on Agria Partial Takeover Offer for PGG Wrightson Limited
BEIJING, Apr 14, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --On December 23, 2010, Agria Corporation (Agria) together with China-based New Hope Group (New Hope) announced a partial takeover offer for PGG Wrightson Limited (PGW). A formal takeover offer was made on January 24, 2011 by Agria (Singapore) Pte Ltd (Agria Singapore), to be jointly owned, directly or indirectly, by Agria and New Hope. Agria Singapore's shareholding in PGW prior to the partial takeover offer was 19.01%. As of 14 April 201... 
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03/30/11Agria Gives Notice to Extend PGG Wrightson Limited Partial Takeover Offer Period From 15 April to 23 April 2011
BEIJING, Mar 30, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria (Singapore) Pte Ltd (Agria) today gave notice to extend the offer period from 15 April to 23 April 2011 for its partial takeover offer (Offer) to the shareholders of PGG Wrightson Limited (PGW). The notice is pursuant to Rule 28 of the Takeovers Code that it has varied the Offer in accordance with Rule 27(d) and (e) of the Takeovers Code by extending the offer period and the date specified in the Offer by which it is to become uncon... 
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01/23/11Update: Agria Sends Partial Takeover Offer to Shareholders of PGG Wrightson Limited
BEIJING, Jan 23, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria (Singapore) Pte Ltd (Agria) today sent its partial takeover offer to the shareholders of PGG Wrightson Limited (PGW) as of the record date (17 January 2011) in accordance with the Takeovers Code. The offer is being made by Agria (Singapore) Pte Ltd, which will be jointly owned, directly or indirectly, by Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) and China-based New Hope Group (New Hope). This follows Agria's takeover notice given on 23 Decemb... 
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12/30/10Agria Implements Rotation of Independent Auditor Policy
BEIJING, Dec 30, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, announced today that it has implemented its independent auditor rotation policy and changed its independent auditor for the year ending December 31, 2010 from Ernst & Young Hua Ming ("Ernst & Young") to GHP Howarth. Ernst & Young audited Agria's financial statements for each of the previous six years. The cha... 
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12/30/10Agria Files Amended Form 20-F Solely to Include the Separate Financial Statements of PGG Wrightson Limited
BEIJING, Dec 30, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today announced the Company has filed an amended Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2009, originally filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on June 29, 2010 (the "Original Report"). The amendment is being filed solely to include the separate financial statem... 
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12/23/10Agria to Launch Partial Takeover Offer for PGG Wrightson Limited
BEIJING, Dec 23, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (Agria) together with China-based New Hope Group (New Hope) have today announced a partial takeover offer for PGG Wrightson Limited (PGW). The offer will be made by Agria (Singapore) Pte Ltd, which will be jointly owned, directly or indirectly, by Agria and New Hope. Agria (Singapore), a wholly owned subsidiary of Agria Corporation, currently holds a 19.01 percent shareholding in PGW. The offer price will be... 
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09/13/10Agria Makes Strategic Investment in Proprietary Corn Seed Company and Enters Exclusive Sales Agency Agreement
BEIJING, Sep 13, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based holding company for investments in the agriculture sector, today announced that it has made a RMB40 million investment in Wuwei Ganxin Seeds Company Limited ("Ganxin"). Under the investment agreement, Agria will receive a 49% equity stake in Ganxin, a corn seed research, development, production and sales company based in the Gansu province, China. Agria and Ganxin have a... 
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09/03/10Agria Streamlines Operations Management
BEIJING, Sep 03, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today announced the streamlining of the management of its China operations. Since disposing of P3A in July 2010, Agria's business operations in China are focused on creating a profitable seed business. This business comprises three business units: research and development, production and marketing. Agria has recruite... 
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07/13/10Agria Divests P3A
BEIJING, Jul 13, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based agriculture company with investments in key agriculture markets of China and New Zealand, today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to divest Taiyuan Primalights III Agriculture Development Co., Ltd., or P3A, to Mr. Frank Xue, the president and a director of P3A, in line with the agreement in principle announced by Agria on June 29, 2010. Given that a... 
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06/29/10Agria Provides Update to Its Strategic Review and Reaches Agreement in Principle to Divest P3A
BEIJING, Jun 29, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based agriculture company with investments in key agriculture markets of China and New Zealand, today provided an update to its strategic review and announced it has reached an agreement in principle to divest Taiyuan Primalights III Agriculture Development Co., Ltd., or P3A, to Mr. Frank Xue, the president and a director of P3A. On September 14, 2009, Agria appointed Xie ... 
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06/29/10Agria Announces Filing of Form 20-F With the SEC
BEIJING, Jun 29, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based agriculture company with investments in key agriculture markets of China and New Zealand, today announced it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2009 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on June 29, 2010. The annual report on Form 20-F can be accessed on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov as well as ... 
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06/09/10Agria Enters Memorandum of Understanding in Consolidated Securities Action
BEIJING, Jun 09, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based agriculture company with investments in key agriculture markets of China and New Zealand, today announced it has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the lead plaintiff in the consolidated securities class action. The MOU reflects an agreement in principle providing for the settlement and release and dismissal with prejudice of any and all claims that wer... 
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03/10/10Agria Appoints Pre-Eminent China Corporate Strategist as Director and Audit Committee Chairman, Appoints CEO as a Director and Updates on Ongoing Strategic Review
BEIJING, Mar 10, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced the appointment of a preeminent China corporate strategist Kenneth J. DeWoskin, Ph.D., as an independent director of the Company and provided an update on the Company's ongoing strategic review. In addition, Mr Xie Tao, the CEO of Agria, has been appointed a director of the Company and will serve on the Corporate Governance and No... 
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12/29/09Agria Corporation Announces Filing of Form 20-F With the SEC
BEIJING, Dec 29, 2009 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2008 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on December 29, 2009. The Annual Report on Form 20-F can be accessed under the SEC Filings section on the Company's investor relations website at http://ir.agriacorp.com. The Company will provid... 
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12/02/09Agria Corporation Class Action Suit Dismissed
BEIJING, Dec 02, 2009 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has dismissed the class action lawsuit against the Company and the underwriters defendants, and the Court issued a judgment in favor of Agria and the underwriter defendants. Plaintiffs have 30 days to appeal the Court's decision. About Agria Corporation Agria C... 
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11/19/09Agria Intends to Participate in PGG Wrightson's Rights Issue and Purchase Convertible Redeemable Notes
BEIJING, Nov 19, 2009 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), today announced its intention to participate in PGG Wrightson's (NZX ticker PGW) fully underwritten pro rata renounceable rights issue. PGG Wrightson announced today its intention to raise NZ$180.7 million through a fully underwritten pro rata renounceable rights issue. PGG Wrightson's shareholders will be entitled to subscribe for nine new shares for every eight shares held by such s... 
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10/28/09CNAAS and Agria Enter Strategic Co-Operation; Agria to Make Investment in Zhongnong
BEIJING, Oct 28, 2009 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), today announced it has entered into a strategic co-operation framework agreement with the China National Academy of Agricultural Sciences ("CNAAS") providing for future co-operation across the spectrum of agricultural research. Agria has also entered into an investment agreement with CNAAS and its affiliates, under which Agria will invest RMB35 million into Beijing Zhongnong Seed Ind... 
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10/26/09Agria Appoints John Layburn as Chief Strategy and Compliance Officer
BEIJING, Oct 26, 2009 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced the appointment of John Layburn as Chief Strategy and Compliance Officer, effective October 23. John will be responsible for leading Agria's teams in the areas of establishing and implementing corporate strategy and compliance policies and processes. He will report to Mr. Xie Tao, the Company's Chief Executive Officer. Xie Tao, Agria's Chief Executive Officer, commen... 
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10/15/09PGG Wrightson and Agria Announce Formation of Strategic Partnership and Intention for Agria to Be a New Cornerstone Shareholder of PGG Wrightson
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND and BEIJING, Oct 15, 2009 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- PGG Wrightson (NZX: PGW) and Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) ("Agria") today announced their signing of an agreement that provides for Agria to make an investment in PGG Wrightson (the "Subscription Agreement") and for the formation of a strategic partnership between PGG Wrightson and Agria (the "Co-operation Agreement"). PGG Wrightson is New Zealand's largest rural services business, offering a wide range of product... 
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09/14/09Announcement of Senior Management Changes and Strategic Review
BEIJING--(Marketwire - 09/14/09) - Agria Corporation (NYSE:GRO - News) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced the following senior management changes as part of its implementation of strategic review: Related Quotes Symbol Price Change GRO 2.03 0.00 ... 
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06/25/09Notification of Late Filing
BEIJING, Jun 25, 2009 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced it would file a Form 12b-25 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regarding the late filing of the Company's annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2008 (the "2008 20-F"). Agria has been unable to complete its 2008 20-F within the prescribed time because of delays in completing th... 
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05/29/09Agria Director Resigns
BEIJING, May 29, 2009 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced that Dr. Geoffrey Duyk recently resigned as a director of Agria. The Company would like to thank Dr. Duyk for his contributions and service since joining Agria's Board of Directors in August 2007. About Agria Corporation Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) is an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider focusing on r... 
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05/18/09Agria Issues Statement
BEIJING, May 18, 2009 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced issued the following statement. In view of the unusual market activity in the Company's stock, the New York Stock Exchange has contacted the Company and requested that the Company issue a public statement indicating whether there are any corporate developments which may explain the unusual activity. The Company stated... 
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03/19/09Agria Promotes Lo to Acting CFO
BEIJING, Mar 19, 2009 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced it has promoted Mr. Raymond Lo, CPA, to the position of acting chief financial officer, effective April 1, 2009. Mr. Lo has served as Agria's financial controller since January 2009. He will succeed Mr. Gary Yeung, who has served as chief financial officer since February 2007 and is resigning to pursue other opportu... 
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12/10/08Agria Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results
BEIJING, Dec 10, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008. Revenues for the third quarter of 2008 were RMB 87.8 million (US$12.9 million), as compared to revenues of RMB 73.3 million for the third quarter of 2007. In the third quarter of 2008, gross profit was RMB 50.1 million (US$7.4 million)... 
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11/24/08Agria Announces Management and Board Changes
BEIJING, Nov 24, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced management and board changes. -- The Board has accepted the resignation of Kenneth Hua Huang effective November 30, 2008. Huang has served as chief executive officer of Agria since June 2, 2008. He was originally hired in July 2007 as co-chief executive officer. -- Guanglin (Alan) Lai... 
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11/11/08Agria Appoints New Directors
BEIJING, Nov 11, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced that it has increased the size of its board of directors from seven to nine directors with the appointment of Lee Joo Hai and Sean Shao as independent directors of the Company. Mr. Lee will serve as Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Shao will serve as Chairman of the Compe... 
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11/11/08Agria Updates Planned Third Quarter Reporting Schedule
BEIJING, Nov 11, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced the Company has not finalized the process of closing quarterly results and no longer intends to report financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008 on November 13, as was previously planned. While there is no statutory deadline for a foreign private issuer to issue a quarterly earnings... 
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10/24/08Agria Updates Outlook for the Third Quarter and Full Year 2008
BEIJING, Oct 24, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today updated its outlook for the third quarter and full year 2008. Based on preliminary results, the company now expects revenue for the third quarter of 2008 to be at the high end of the company's prior outlook. The company previously expected third quarter of 2008 revenue to be in the range of RMB 76 million (US$11 m... 
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08/12/08Agria Authorizes ADS Repurchase Program
BEIJING, Aug 12, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the Company's repurchase of up to US$10 million of its outstanding ADSs from time to time on the open market over the next 24 months. The timing and amount of any repurchase will be determined by the Company's management, based on market conditions, ADS price an... 
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08/12/08Agria Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results
Beijing, China – August 12, 2008 – Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the “Company” or “Agria”), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008. Revenues for the second quarter of 2008 were RMB 143.3 million (US$20.9 million), as compared to revenues of RMB 160.7 million for the second quarter of 2007.  In the second quarter of 2008, gross profit was RMB 64.3 million (US$9.4 million) as compared to RMB 99.8 mi... 
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08/08/08Agria Schedules Conference Call to Discuss 2Q08 Financial Results
BEIJING, Aug 08, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008 and business outlook. The call will be held on Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at 8:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time (8:00 p.m. August 12, 2008 Beijing time). The dial-in number for the live audio... 
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07/01/08Agria Announces Filing of Form 20-F With the SEC
BEIJING, Jul 01, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2007 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on June 30, 2008. The Annual Report on Form 20-F can be accessed on the Company's investor relations website at http://ir.agriacorp.com/ under the SEC Filings section. ... 
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06/26/08Agria Reports 4Q07, FY07 and 1Q08 Financial Results
BEIJING, Jun 26, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the Company or Agria), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2007, and for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008. Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Results Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2007 were RMB 318.1 million (US$43.6 million), as compared to revenues of RMB 149.2 million for the fou... 
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06/25/08Agria Schedules Conference Call to Discuss 4Q07, FY07 and 1Q08 Financial Results
BEIJING, Jun 25, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2007, and financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008, and business outlook. The call will be held on Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 8:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time (... 
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06/11/08Agria to Acquire Rights to Two Proprietary Corn Seeds
BEIJING, Jun 11, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced that it has acquired the production and sales rights to two proprietary corn seeds from NKY Company ("NKY"), a Beijing-based, privately held company. The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The proprietary seeds, JKN2000 and JKN120, were originally developed by the Beijing Academy of A... 
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06/02/08Agria Announces Agreements by P3A's Key Management and a Major Shareholder
BEIJING, Jun 02, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced that key management of Primalights III Agricultural Development Co., Ltd. ("P3A"), a consolidated affiliated entity of Agria, as well as Brothers Capital Limited ("BCL"), a major shareholder of Agria, and its directors, have each entered into agreements with the Company in connection with the proposed rel... 
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04/16/08Agria's Independent Auditors Commence 2007 Audit
BEIJING, Apr 16, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today confirmed that its independent auditors have commenced their audit of the Company's financial statements for 2007. About Agria Corporation Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) is an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider focusing on research and development, production and distribution of three different types ... 
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04/14/08Agria Intends to Vigorously Contest and Defend Allegations
BEIJING, Apr 14, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, announced today that the Company has been named as a defendant in a securities class action filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. The complaint also names as defendants some of the directors and officers of the Company, as well as the control person of the Company with respect to alleged m... 
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04/08/08Agria Confirms No Disruptions to the Business; Agreements With P3A Remain Valid and Enforceable
BEIJING, Apr 08, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today confirmed that there have been no disruptions to its business due to Zhixin (Frank) Xue's recent resignation from his COO and director positions at Agria. In addition, the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Agria continues its work on this matter. Mr. Xue and other members of management team of Primal... 
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04/07/08Zhixin (Frank) Xue Resigned as COO of Agria; Xue Will Remain Chairman of Primalights III Agriculture Development, Co., Ltd.
BEIJING, CHINA, Apr 07, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced the resignation of Zhixin (Frank) Xue from his positions at the Company, effective April 1, 2008. Prior to his resignation, Mr. Xue had served as the Company's chief operating officer ("COO") since June 2007 and as a director since August 2007. Mr. Xue will remain as the chairman and authorized l... 
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02/25/08Agria Expects to Reach High-End of Prior 4Q07 Guidance
BEIJING, Feb 25, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO), an innovative China- based agri-solutions provider, today announced that the Company expects revenues for the fourth quarter of 2007 to reach the high-end of prior guidance. Prior guidance for revenues for the fourth quarter of 2007 was between approximately RMB 238 million (US$ 31.8 million) and RMB 253 million (US$ 33.8 million), representing year-over-year growth in the range of 60% to 70%, re... 
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02/04/08Agria Appoints David Pasquale as Senior Vice President
BEIJING, Feb 04, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider, today announced that it has appointed David M. Pasquale to the position of Senior Vice President. In his new position, Mr. Pasquale will be based in New York and will be responsible for developing, implementing and leading Agria's investor relations and corporate communications initiatives, including proactive communication with equity research an... 
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12/03/07Agria Reports Third Quarter 2007 Results
Revenues of US$47.1 Million for First Nine Months of 2007, With Diluted Earnings per ADS of US$0.48; Expect 4Q/2007 Revenue Growth of 60% to 70% Year-Over-Year BEIJING--(MARKET WIRE)--Dec 3, 2007 -- Agria Corporation, an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider engaged in research and development, and production and sale of three different types of upstream agricultural products, today announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2... 
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11/26/07Agria Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2007 Results
BEIJING--(MARKET WIRE)--Nov 26, 2007 -- Agria Corporation ("Agria"), an innovative China-based agri-solutions provider engaged in research and development, and production and sale of three different types of upstream agricultural products, today announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss the company's unaudited third quarter 2007 results and business outlook on Monday, December 3, 2007 at 8:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time (9:00 p.m. December 3, 2007 in Beijing). The dial-in num... 
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11/18/07Agria Corporation Announces Pricing of IPO
New York, November 6, 2007 – Agria Corporation (“Agria”), a fast-growing China-based agri-solutions provider engaged in research and development, production and sale of upstream agricultural products, today announced that it has priced its initial public offering of 17,150,000 American Depositary Shares (ADSs) at $16.50 per ADS. The ADSs, each representing two ordinary shares, will begin trading on Wednesday, November 7, 2007 on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "GRO". The offeri... 
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