The Titans of the Agrochemical Industry
The total damages related to these Roundup trials now amount to approximately $2.16 billion, or just over €1.9 billion. This sum represents approximately 18% of the $11.7 billion in agrochemical sales generated by the sector leader in 2018. Bayer expressed its "disappointment" with the verdict and announced its intention to appeal, as with the two previous convictions. But this may only be the beginning of judicial setbacks for the group, as thousands of proceedings against Roundup are currently underway in the United States.
This chart shows the companies generating the most sales from agrochemicals in 2018.