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On 12 Sept., 2014, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China (MIIT) released the second list about pesticide enterprises to be approved in 2014. If no objections, the MIIT will release the final results soon afterwards.
In the first nine months of 2014, the revenue of Zhejiang Wynca Chemical Group Co., Ltd. (Zhejiang Wynca) increased by 13.8% year on year to USD958.7 million; on the contrary, its net profit witnessed a 73.9% year-on-year decline to USD15.3 million.
In late Oct., 2014, the 14th National Pesticide Exchange Conference was held by the China Crop Protection Industry Association (CCPIA) in Shanghai. Mr. Wenjun Zhang, direct general of the International Office of Institute for the Control of Agrochemicals, Ministry of Agriculture (ICAMA), said that both export and import of pesticides in China continued to grow this year;
According to the report made by Jiangsu Pesticide Research Institute Company Ltd. towards the 2014 International Crop Protection Forum, Du Hui, general manager of Dow AgroSciences (China) LLC (Dow AgroSciences China) made prediction and analysis on China’s pesticide market.
In the evening of 16 October, 2014, an explosion broke out in the workshop for pilot production of ethyl chloride in Hubei Yangxin Chishun Chemical Factory (Chishun Chemical).
According to te public information released by Shandong Environmental Protection Bureau (the Bureau) in Oct. 2014, Shandong Yixing Biotechnology Co., Ltd. (Shandong Yixing) plans to construct one imazethapyr production line (including imazameth) and one imazamox production line.
On 21 October, 2014, Jiangsu Huifeng Agrochemical Co., Ltd. (Jiangsu Huifeng) held a “pesticide on-line shopping carnival” on the site of the 20th Information Communication Meeting and Pesticide Machinery Trade Fair in Shandong.
On 21 Oct., 2014, Hubei Sanonda Co., Ltd. (Sanonda),a listed pesticide enterprise in China, released its Q3 financial report of 2014. Its revenue and net profit in this period reached USD141.1 million and USD22.69 million, up 17.7% and 118.0% over Q3 2013.
On 10 October, 2014, the Bureau of Environmental Protection of Binzhou City (Shandong Province) published a post-report on the environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the relocation project of Shandong Qiaochang Chemical Co., Ltd. (Shandong Qiaochang).
On 9 Oct., 2014, Bayer China and Shunzhai Professional Cooperative of Vegetable Planting (Shunzhai Cooperative) reached a cooperative agreement on “key client project of quality and safe vegetable production” in Gu’an, Hebei.