On 23 Jan., 2015, the State Administration for Industry & Commerce (SAIC) issued the Results of Oriented Monitoring of Online Commodity Trading in H2 2014, publicizing the investigation results of products sold on six largest online trading platforms in China. The results showed that only 30% of pesticides sold on taobao.com are genuine.
According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), 367 Chinese scaled pesticide enterprises produced 371,000 tonnes of pesticides (calculated by 100% technical, similarly hereinafter) in total in Dec. 2014, a YoY decline of 7.4%.
In 2014, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) released a total of 2 lists of approved pesticide manufacturers, in which new projects of 14 enterprises are approved.
1. Environmental Protection Inspection for Glyphosate (PMIDA)
In Dec. 2014, the Ministry of Environmental Protection of China (MEP) gave the Comprehensive Catalogue of Environmental Protection (the Catalogue) to 13 governmental departments including the National Development and Reform Commission,
On 24 Dec., 2014, Shandong Agriculture Department released the Shandong Cultivated Land Quality Improvement Plan (2014-2020) (the Plan), according to which in the 18.6 million ha of cultivated land in the province, the area of lands with low-to-medium yield accounts for 61%.
As the People.cn. reported, several institutions including China Agricultural University have jointly made a breakthrough in coronatine, which enables coronatine to be produced in a large scale and applied in fields. Accordingly, coronatine with extremely high activity and excellent stress tolerance (including resistances to salt, drought, high- and low-temperature and diseases) can regulate the plants’ growth.
According to the National Bureau of Statistics, the total output of chemical pesticides in China in Nov. 2014 was 314,000 tonnes, up by 2.6% compared with the same period in 2013. The cumulative output of chemical pesticide in China in Jan.-Nov. 2014 was 3.38 million tonnes, increasing by 1.7% YoY.
On 3 Dec., 2014, the National Agricultural Technology Promotion Centre held the National Agricultural Pest Resistance Risk Assessment Meeting and 2014 Summing-up Meeting of Drug Resistance in Shaanxi Province.
On 22 Nov., 2014, the National Agro-Tech Extension and Service Center (NATESC) released the 2014 review and 2015 forecast on the pesticide market in the 30th China Plant Protection Information Exchange & Pesticide and Sprayer Facilities Trade Fair.
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