The Illinois-based Deere & Co., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of agricultural machinery, has contracted with Ukraine for its single largest equipment sale ever. Deere will deliver 1,049 advanced-model combine harvesters within the next 12 months to Ukraine for $187 million. The sale is backed by U.S. Export-Import Bank loan guarantees. (UPI, April 23)
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