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Beier Group’s investigation on glyphosate project in Russia comes to successful conclusion

On 27 July, 2014, Wang Guo, chairman of Sichuan Beier Group Co., Ltd. (Sichuan Beier) led a group to make a five-day investigation in Russia, to promote its cooperation with Russia-based Renova Group in a glyphosate project. Accordingly, the two parties signed a cooperation agreement during this visit.

 

Re-evaluation of five pesticides including 2,4-D butylate officially initiated

With a purpose to strengthen the safety management of pesticides in China and promote the re-evaluation of pesticides, during 16-18 July, 2014, the Institute for the Control of Agrochemicals, Ministry of Agriculture of China (ICAMA) held a seminar in Heilongjiang Province on the re-evaluation and registration of five pesticides including 2,4-D butylate.

 

Statistics of pesticide output in June and H1 2014

According to statistics from National Bureau of Statistics of China, in June the output of pesticide technicals (100% technical) produced by 337 above designated-scale pesticide enterprises reached 318,000 tonnes, down 6.0% compared with the same period last year. 


Net profit of Hubei Sanonda in H1 2014 up 126.25%

On 25 July, 2014, Hubei Sanonda Co., Ltd. (Hubei Sanonda) published its H1 2014 report. During the report period, the company realized a revenue of USD276.26 million, up by 11.88% year on year; its net profit was USD46.86 million, sharply increasing by 126.25% year on year.

 

Export of PMIDA in first five months of 2014

According to China Customs, the domestic export of PMIDA in May 2014 witnessed a sharp decline. In detail, the total export volume was 1,961 tonnes while the export value was USD5.18 million, with an average export price of USD2,645/t.

 

Carvacrol TK first registered in China

Chengdu Newsun Crop Science Co., Ltd. recently obtained registration of 10% carvacrol TK from the Institute for the Control of Agrochemicals, Ministry of Agriculture.


Imidacloprid consortium holds 2014 working meeting in Jiangsu Province

On 15 July, 2014, the imidacloprid consortium in China held a working meeting in Jianghu County of Jiangsu Province. 


The third registrant of oxadiargyl technical

On 9 June, 2014, Anhui Hefei Xingyu Chemical Co., Ltd. became the third producer to have obtained the registration of oxadiargyl technical. Before this, only two had got the registration, namely Bayer CropScience AG and Hebei Shijiazhuang Xingbai Bio-engineering Co., Ltd.

 

Application of zinc thiazole extended

On 16 June, Zhejiang Xinnong Chemical Co., Ltd. (Zhejiang Xinnong) obtained the registration of 40% kasugamycin·zinc thiazole SC for the prevention and control of rice blast.

China breeds drought-resistant genetically modified wheat variety

As reported by Xinhua News Agent, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences recently successfully bred a new variety of genetically modified wheat which is drought-resistant and water-saving. This technology brings more than 15% increase in water utilization rate and more than 10% rise in wheat yield, showing great potential in practical application.