Bunge shuts Ukraine offices, suspends crushing at two oilseed plants after Russian invasion

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The sun sets behind grain elevators at the Bunge Grain facility along the Ohio River in Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S., September 16, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo/File Photo

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Feb 24 (Reuters) - Global agricultural commodities trader Bunge Ltd (BG.N) said Thursday it has shuttered company offices in Ukraine and temporarily suspended operations at two oilseed crushing facilities in Nikolaev and Dnipro following a Russian military invasion.

Bunge employs more than 1,000 people in the country and also owns and operates grain elevators and an export terminal in Ukraine, the company said. It also operates a corn milling plant via a joint venture.

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Reporting by Karl Plume in Chicago Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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