Table of Contents
WORLDWIDE MARKET OVERVIEW
The study will provide a strategic overview of the worldwide agrochemical
Five-year worldwide forecasts for:
Major market segments.
Key geographic regions.
Assessment of the U.S. and international trends with potentially significant impact on the agrochemical industry during the next five years, including industry consolidation, market globalization, environmental regulations, etc.
Analysis of major market segments.
Review of key geographic regions, including Western Europe, North America, Japan, Latin America and others.
COMPANY STRATEGIC ASSESSMENTS
The following companies have been selected as the Top 10 suppliers
with highest worldwide sales of agrochemical products:
For each of the Top 10 companies, the report will provide an
approximately 40-page strategic analysis, including:
SECTION I: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
A 3-5 page synopsis of key sections.
SECTION II: BUSINESS ORGANIZATION
History of the company’s agrochemical business evolution, which is imporant to understanding the corporate culture,management mentality and strategies.
Recent acquisitions, divestitures and major organizational changes.
Current organizational structure.
SECTION III: SENIOR MANAGEMENT
Names, titles and background of key executives.
SECTION IV: FACILITIES AND EMPLOYEES
Administrative, manufacturing and R&D
facilities in the U.S. and abroad.
New plants under construction.
The U.S. and international work force size and distribution.
SECTION V:TECHNOLOGICAL KNOW-HOW
Internally developed and acquired agrochemical and related
Proprietary technologies and patent litigation.
SECTION VI: PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
Review of major product lines.
Applications, advantages and weaknesses of leading products.
SECTION VII: MARKETING TACTICS
Product service and support.
SECTION VIII: FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
Estimated sales by division, product line and
Five-year sales and operating profit
SECTION IX: R&D EXPENDITURES AND MAJOR PROGRAMS
Estimated R&D budget.
Research facilities and staff.
New technologies, products and applications in development.
SECTION X: COLLABORATIVE ARRANGEMENTS
Joint ventures, distribution, O.E.M. and licensing partners, both industrial and academic.
Terms of collaborative agreements and specific products involved.
SECTION XI: STRATEGIC DIRECTION
Specific business, new product development and marketing strategies.
Anticipated acquisitions, joint ventures and divestitures.
In this section of the report, the Top 10 companies will be ranked according to the following criteria:
Sales estimates in North America, Europe, Japan and other regions.
Sales by product category.
Operating profit and margins.
R&D expenditures, and others.
The Top 10 report will be based on a combination of primary and secondary information sources, including
interviews with executives, financial analysts and others knowledgeable of the companies’ operations and strategic
The study will also include information generated at major industry shows, marketing conferences, and scientific
VENTURE PLANNING GROUP’S DATABASE
VPG’s proprietary data files contain current information on major agrochemical companies, technologies, products
and executives worldwide. These files, developed in the course of over 100 syndicated and numerous single-client
studies, will be thoroughly searched to retrieve any information pertinent to the Top 10 companies’ capabilities
SECONDARY INFORMATION SOURCES
A comprehensive review of the Top 10 companies’ product and financial literature, business and technical
periodicals, and pertinent industry analyst reports will be conducted.
LIST OF TABLES
TABLE BF-1: BASF SALES AND PROFIT GROWTH
TABLE BF-2: BASF SALES BY BUSINESS SEGMENT
TABLE BF-3: BASF PROFIT BY BUSINESS SEGMENT
TABLE BF-4: BASF SALES BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION
TABLE BR-1: BAYER SALES BY SECTOR
TABLE BR-2: BAYER SALES BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION
TABLE BR-3: BAYER CROPSCIENCE SALES AND OPERATING PROFIT GROWTH
TABLE BR-4: BAYER CROPSCIENCE SALES BY PRODUCT LINE
TABLE DC-1: DOW SALES AND OPERATING PROFIT GROWTH
TABLE DC-2: DOW SALES BY OPERATING SEGMENT
TABLE DC-3: DOW SALES GROWTH BY OPERATING SEGMENT
TABLE DC-4: DOW SALES BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION
TABLE DC-5: DOW SALES GROWTH BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION
TABLE DC-6: DOW AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES SALES BY PRODUCT
TABLE DP-1: DUPONT SALES AND OPERATING PROFIT GROWTH
TABLE DP-2: DUPONT SALES BY INDUSTRY SEGMENT
TABLE DP-3: DUPONT SALES BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION
TABLE DP-4: DUPONT SALES GROWTH BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION
TABLE F-1: FMC SALES AND OPERATING PROFIT GROWTH
TABLE F-2: FMC SALES BY BUSINESS SEGMENT
TABLE F-3: FMC SALES GROWTH BY BUSINESS SEGMENT
TABLE F-4: FMC OPERATING PROFIT AND MARGINS BY BUSINESS SEGMENT
TABLE F-5: FMC OPERATING PROFIT GROWTH BY BUSINESS SEGMENT
TABLE F-6: FMC SALES BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION
TABLE F-7: FMC SALES GROWTH BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION
TABLE F-8: FMC AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SALES BY CATEGORY
TABLE MA-1: MAKHTESHIM-AGAN SALES AND OPERATING PROFIT GROWTH
TABLE MA-2: MAKHTESHIM-AGAN SALES BY PRODUCT LINE
TABLE MA-3: MAKHTESHIM-AGAN SALES GROWTH BY PRODUCT LINE
TABLE MA-4: MAKHTESHIM-AGAN SALES BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION
TABLE MA-5: MAKHTESHIM-AGAN SALES GROWTH BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION
TABLE MO-1: MONSANTO SALES AND OPERATING PROFIT GROWTH
TABLE MO-2: MONSANTO SALES BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION
TABLE MO-3: MONSANTO SALES GROWTH BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION
TABLE MO-4: MONSANTO SALES BY PRODUCT LINE
TABLE MO-5: MONSANTO SALES GROWTH BY PRODUCT LINE
TABLE NU-1: NUFARM SALES AND OPERATING PROFIT GROWTH
TABLE NU-2: NUFARM SALES BY BUSINESS SEGMENT
TABLE NU-3: NUFARM SALES GROWTH BY BUSINESS SEGMENT
TABLE NU-4: NUFARM SALES BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION
TABLE NU-5: NUFARM SALES GROWTH BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION
TABLE NU-6: NUFARM CROP PROTECTION SALES BY PRODUCT CATEGORY
TABLE SU-1: SUMITOMO SALES AND OPERATING PROFIT GROWTH
TABLE SU-2: SUMITOMO SALES BY BUSINESS SEGMENT
TABLE SU-3: SUMITOMO SALES GROWTH BY BUSINESS SEGMENT
TABLE SU-4: SUMITOMO SALES BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION
TABLE SU-5: SUMITOMO SALES GROWTH BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION
TABLE SU-6: SUMITOMO AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS SALES AND OPERATING PROFIT GROWTH
TABLE SY-1: SYNGENTA SALES AND OPERATING PROFIT GROWTH
TABLE SY-2: SYNGENTA SALES GROWTH BY PRODUCT LINE
TABLE SY-3: SYNGENTA OPERATING PROFIT GROWTH BY PRODUCT LINE
TABLE SY-4: SYNGENTA SALES GROWTH BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION