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Origin Agritech Limited to Open New Production Facility in Southwest China
BEIJING-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Oct.24,2007-Origin Agritech Limited (NASDAQ: SEED) (“Origin”) announced today that it has completed a new hybrid seed production facility in the city of Chengdu. Chengdu is the capital of the Sichuan Province in the southwest region of China. The new facility includes a hybrid rice and corn seed conditioning plant with a capacity of 10,000...
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Origin Agritech Limited Named to Forbes Asia “Best under a Billion” List
BEIJING-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Oct.10,2007-Origin Agritech Limited (NASDAQ: SEED) (“Origin”) today announced that it was selected by the editors of Forbes Asia magazine as one of Asia’s 200 “Best Under a Billion” companies.The annual “Best Under A Billion” list draws from over 22,500 publicly listed companies in Asia and the Pacific. These listed companies,each with less than $1...
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Origin’s Board of Directors Approves Extension of Share Repurchase Plan
Origin’s Board of Directors has approved the extension of the Company’s share repurchase program, which expired in June 2007. Under the terms of this program, Origin expects to continue to acquire, from time to time, up to $10 million of the Company’s common stock until December 31, 2008.
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Origin Agritech Limited’s Affiliate Biocentury Transgene (China) Co.
BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 17, 2007–Origin Agritech Limited (“Origin”) (NasdaqGS: SEED), a vertically-integrated supplier of premium corn, rice, cotton and canola crop seeds, today announced that Biocentury Transgene (China) Co., Ltd. (“Biocentury”) received commercial approval for three varieties of its insect-resistant genetically modified (“GM”) hybrid cotton seed (“Bt hybrids”) from the Indian Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (“GEAC”)....
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