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Recently, Nantong Jiangshan Agrochemical & Chemical Co., Ltd. (Nantong Jiangshan) succeeded in pilot production of glyphosate SG formulations in its pesticide formulation factory.
On 15 Sept., 2014, SinoChem Agro Co., Ltd. (SinoChem Agro), jointly with the Committee of Safe and Scientific Use of Pesticides, China Crop Protection Industry Association (CCPIA) successfully held a meeting for its seed coating, SeedEraTM to be launched on global market, in Changsha City, Hunan Province.
This week the chlorpyrifos market meets a tight supply. The mainstream quotation of 97% chlorpyrifos technical in the domestic market reached USD6,031/t—USD6,346/t.
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.
According to the publicity information released by Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of P.R.C (MIIT) on 12 Sept., 2014, 168 pesticide products from 87 pesticide enterprises in 19 areas in China newly gained certificates of approval for production.
The highlighted policy, namely the new Regulations on Pesticide Administration, which has been in preparation since 2007, is expected to be released recently according to the reply from Ministry of Agriculture of P.R.C (MOA) recently to the suggestion No. 3568 proposed at the Second Session of the Twelfth National People’s Congress.
On 30 Aug., 2014, Hebang Co., Ltd. (Hebang) released its semi-annual financial report. Accordingly, it achieved a revenue of USD149.0 million (RMB916.5 million) in H1 2014, up by 41.4% year on year.
On 9 Sept., 2014, Shenzhen Noposion Pesticide Co., Ltd. (Noposion), a listed pesticide formulation enterprise in China, and Kingenta Ecological Engineering Group Co., Ltd. (Kingenta), a listed fertilizer enterprises in China, signed a strategic co-operation agreement to carry out a comprehensive in-depth strategic cooperation.
In order to strengthen the impact of China’s pesticides in Africa, the International Trade Committee of China Crop Protection Industry Association (CCPIA), invited by the Pesticide Committee, Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation of Egypt and Egypt Pesticide Association (EPA)
According to Wang Jianwo, secretary-general of Hunan Crop Protection Industry Association, since Jan. 2014, the consumption of chemical pesticides in the province has reduced by over 10%, while that of biopesticides has risen by over 20%.