Based On Article 20 Of The Swiss Stock Exchange Act, Syngenta Ag Informs As Follows

The following excerpt is from the company's SEC filing.

BlackRock Inc., 55 East 52nd Street, New York, 10055, U.S.A, disclosed on February 6, 2014, that its total holding in Syngenta now amounts to 4,800,151 shares (5.15% of the total share capital), split into 4,748,336 registered shares plus CFDs corresponding to 51,815 shares. Furthermore, a sale position of CFDs corresponding to 49,986 shares was reported according to article 12 para 1 b of the Stock Exchange Ordinance-FINMA (SESTO-FINMA). Details are available on

The change in share ownership needed to be reported to t he Swiss Stock Exchange for having exceeded the notifiable threshold of 5.00% as of February 4, 2014.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

    SYNGENTA AG                   Date: February 7, 2014   By: /s/ Daniel Michaelis           Name: Daniel Michaelis           Title: Senior Legal Counsel                                                                 By:  /s/  Brigitte Benz           Name: Brigitte Benz           Title: Head Shareholder Services & Group Administration                

The above information was disclosed in a filing to the SEC. To see this filing in its entirety, click here.

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