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In July, 2017, Shandong Qiaochang Chemical Co., Ltd. (Shandong Qiaochang) made a successful conclusion to its business reorganisation in the handover conference. Directors of the company, as well as representatives from the Development and Reform Commission of Bincheng District, Binzhou City, Shandong Province, attended the event. Following this, the company would be renamed as Shandong Qiaochang Modern Agriculture Co., Ltd. (山东侨昌现代农业有限公司), Shen Xiaofeng designated as the legal representative of the restructured company.
Nantong Jiangshan Agrochemical & Chemical Co., Ltd. (Nantong Jiangshan) issued a notice on 2 August, 2017, which said that the board of directors deliberated and adopted “the proposal on the implementation of the phase ii technical reform project for amide herbicide”.
In July 2017, a total of 353 new pesticide registrations were approved in China, including 41 for pesticide technical/ TK, according to the Institute for the Control of Agrochemicals, Ministry of Agriculture (ICAMA).
On 22 July, 2017, Shenzhen Noposion Agrochemicals Co., Ltd. (Noposion) announced its plan to offer a private placement of ≤183 million A shares at the Shenzhen Stock Exchange to no more than 10 qualified investors. For this, the company aims to raise funding of ≤USD207.5 million for its headquarters-regional integrated agricultural service platform, production expansion in its subsidiary Shaanxi Biaozheng Crop Science Co., Ltd. (Shaanxi Biaozheng), and R&D centre upgrading project.
To realize the target of “zero growth in the application volume of pesticides by 2020”, from 20 to 21 July, 2017, the Jiangsu Plant Protection and Quarantine Station (the Station) held a spot observation meeting of the Rice Seed Treatment and Green Prevention and Control of Stem Borers in Yangzhou City, Jiangsu Province, which was attended by around 90 people in charge of plant protection and quarantine and producers of seed coating agents from 13 cities and counties in the province.
On 23 July, 2017, Qingdao Hailir Pesticides & Chemicals Co., Ltd. (Hailir) held a meeting, on which it made summaries about its businesses in the first half of 2017 and emphasized its strategies for them in the second half. The Chief of Hailir, Ge Jiacheng, said on the meeting that the company witnessed growth in its main businesses, the marketing center for its formulations was constructed and its subsidiary Qingdao Xiannong Chemical Herbicide Co., Ltd. was set up.
Jiangsu Fengshan Group Co., Ltd. (Fengshan Group) recently disclosed its initial public offering (IPO) prospectus on the official website of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, announcing its plan to issue ≤20 million shares on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and to raise funding of USD86.3 million for its 4 new production projects.
On 8 August, 2017, the Shandong Provincial Department of Agriculture made an emergency announcement, in a move to carry out a rectification targeted at restricted and banned pesticides with a focus on paraquat.
On 20 July, 2017, the Environmentally Friendly Fungicides & Crop Health Forum was hosted by the Crop Protection Product Promotion Committee, China Society of Plant Protection, during which Jiangsu Pesticide Research Institute Co., Ltd. (JPRI) was granted a “2016 Crop Protection Commitment Award” for its Jinghu (劲护®, 25% phenamacril SC).
In 2017, Jiangsu Huifeng Agrochemical Co., Ltd. (Jiangsu Huifeng) introduced the company's first ternary compound seed coating product " Jiancang " (健仓, 30% thiamethoxam + azoxystrobin + prochloraz-copper chloride complex FS). The introduction of the product further improve the product line for Jiangsu Huifeng, opening a new chapter for company’s seed coating products.