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On 31 Oct., 2014, Henan Qiule Seed Technology Co., Ltd. (Henan Qiule) released an announcement that it looked for partners to jointly develop new corn varieties or transfer its regional sale rights. In recent years, Henan Qiule has emphasized the R&D input and external cooperation.
On 28 Oct., 2014, Dow AgroSciences LLC (Dow AgroSciences) held a celebration for the 10-year launching of DAOJIE® (Active ingredient: 25 g/L penoxsulam SC) on the market in Taicang City, Jiangsu Province. Zou Feng, marketing manager of Dow AgroSciences released statistics on DAOJIE®.
Recently, the Ministry of Agriculture of the People’s Republic of China (MOA) released the Written Decision on the Administrative Penalty. According to the Regulations on Pesticide Administration, the MOA revoked the registration certificates of 11 pesticides from 9 pesticide enterprises.
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 National Bureau of Statistics of the People’s Republic of China (NBS), in Sept. 2014 the total output of chemical pesticides in China was 303,199 tonnes, up 10.92% YoY.
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.
To prepare for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economic leaders' meeting and related meetings to be held in Beijing in early November 2014, authorities in China decided to implement emergent emission reduction measures in Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei Province and Shandong Province from 3 November, in order to guarantee the air quality during the meeting period.
To accelerate and standardize the application of scientific achievements for seed industry in commercial production, the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) and the Ministry of Science and Technology of China jointly drew up the Interim Measures for the Administration of Property Right Exchange for Technological Achievements in Seed Industry (hereinafter referred as the Interim Measures).