SOURCE: Agria Corporation

Agria Corporation

December 30, 2010 16:06 ET

Agria Files Amended Form 20-F Solely to Include the Separate Financial Statements of PGG Wrightson Limited

BEIJING--(Marketwire - December 30, 2010) -  Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), a China-based company with investments in the agriculture sector, today announced the Company has filed an amended Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2009, originally filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on June 29, 2010 (the "Original Report").

The amendment is being filed solely to include the separate financial statements of PGG Wrightson Limited presented in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2010 as required by SEC rules. PGG Wrightson Limited is New Zealand's largest agricultural services company in which Agria holds a 19% equity interest.

Agria is including in this Amendment No. 1 currently-dated certifications by its chief executive officer and chief financial officer. Other than the foregoing section, no part of the Original Report is being amended. Accordingly, this Amendment No. 1 does not include any unchanged portions of the Original Report and does not modify or update the disclosure therein in any way other than as discussed above. As a result, this Amendment No. 1 continues to speak as of June 29, 2010, except for the certifications referenced above, which speak as of the filing date of this Amendment No. 1.

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Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) is a China-based company with investments in the agricultural sector. For more information about Agria Corporation, please visit www.agriacorp.com.

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