CARGILL'S ACQUISITION OF CONTINENTAL GRAIN'S GRAIN MERCHANDISING BUSINESS

What are the advantages of concerns raised regarding the Cargill acquisition of Continental Grain company's grain merchandising business? The largest grain exporter acquiring the second largest exporter has raised some concerns regarding potential loss of competition, but also may make these firms with excess capacity more efficient and effective in competing for a larger U.S. share of the world market. This white paper pulls together the relevant data which was quickly available and provides some analysis which may prove useful in the dialog as the pros and cons of this acquisition are debated.


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Issue Date:
1999
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/18251
Total Pages:
48
Series Statement:
Staff Paper 312




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