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MEP responds to enterprises’ loss caused by sewage treatment

On 27 Feb., 2018, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) responded to the public that the law enforcement of environmental protection cracks down illegal enterprises and supports legal ones. During the process, some law-violating and under-standard enterprises must be confronted with huge impact or even phasing out, which is a necessary regularity in economic development.

 

Jiangsu Province initiates 2018 chemical treatment

The 2018 Session of Nanjing People's Congress announced to specifically reduce coals and chemicals in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province in 2018, by shutting down 40 chemical enterprises. Meanwhile, an action will be taken to govern the chemical enterprises in the province this year.

 

MOA: areas with no advantages in planting corn should not be blindly expanded

In January 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) held a conference on market information of key agricultural products to inform the market operation of major agricultural products in 2017, and reminded that it was inappropriate to blindly expand corn planting in 2018 to avoid the situation of increasing output without increasing income.

 

Genetically modified rice obtained commercial license from FDA, providing a new idea for industrialization

On January 20, 2018, the US FDA Web (https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/fdcc/?set=Biocon) published dossiers and related letters on the safety and nutritional evaluation report of GM insect-resistant rice "Huahui No.1" (华恢1号) submitted by Huazhong Agricultural University. On the website, US FDA informed that it has completed the consultation on the safety evaluation of "Huahui No.1".

 

2018 Agricultural Genetically Modified Organism Supervision

On January 25, 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture promulgated a notice on 2018 agricultural genetically modified organisms (GMOs) supervision

 

Sinochem International intends to quit Nantong Jiangshan

On 30 Jan., 2018, Nantong Jiangshan Agrochemical & Chemicals Co., Ltd. (Nantong Jiangshan) announced that its largest shareholder Sinochem International Corporation (Sinochem International) was planning to let out of its stake of 29.19% and was seeking potential transferees. As of 28 Jan., Sinochem International held altogether 86.7 million shares in Nantong Jiangshan.

 

Provinces unveil schedules to relocate and reconstruct hazardous chemical manufacturers

In January 2018, Zhejiang, Guangdong and Jiangsu provinces in succession released their Proposal to Relocate and Reconstruct Hazardous Chemical Manufacturers in Highly Populated Urban Areas.

 

Nanjing Red Sun to acquire a 60% stake in Ruralco

On 30 Jan., 2018, Nanjing Red Sun Co., Ltd. (Nanjing Red Sun) announced its decision to purchase a 60% share in Australian-owned agricultural company Ruralco.

 

China files anti-dumping investigation against o-dichlorobenzene imported from Japan and India

On 23 January 2018, the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (MOFCOM) made the 2018 No.6 Announcement, a move to project the anti-dumping investigation against the o-dichlorobenzene imported from Japan and India.

 

Zhejiang Wynca acquires 14.7% of Nongfeike shares

Zhejiang Wynca Chemical Group Co., Ltd.( Zhejiang Wynca) announced in January 2018 that it intended to acquire 14.7% of shares of Zhejiang Nongfeike Agricultural Technology Co., Ltd. (Zhejiang Nongfeike) from Anyang Ximandi Fertilizer Co., Ltd. (Ximandi Fertilizer).