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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. 


Lianhe Chemical: pesticides still be main income source in 3 years

Jiangsu Lianhe Chemical Technology Co., Ltd. (Lianhe Chemical) released that its pesticide business will still be the major source of revenue in the coming three years at least, as the revenue from this part is supposed to keep growing in the future.

Hubei Xingfa sets foot in glysphoate production business

Hubei Xingfa Chemicals Group Co., Ltd. (Hubei Xingfa), a listed chemical manufacturer in China (600141), announces on 7 July, 2014 that the assets transfer of Hubei Taisheng Chemicals Co., Ltd. (Hubei Taisheng), a large glyphosate producer in China, from Zhejiang Jinfanda Biochemical Co., Ltd. (Zhejiang Jinfanda), one of the largest glyphosate producers in China, has been officially completed. Hubei Taisheng now becomes one of the controlled subsidiaries of Hubei Xingfa.


First TC registration of mesosulfuron-methyl by domestic producer approved

On 3 June, 2014, the registration of 95% mesosulfuron-methyl technical by Hebei Shijiazhuang Xingbai Bio-engineering Co., Ltd. was approved. The producer becomes the first domestic registrant of this product (excluding those of repackaging ones, similarly hereinafter).


Winall Hi-Tech and Zhejiang University apply for research of Insect-resistant GM corn

On 26 June, 2014, Winall Hi-Tech Seed Co., Ltd. (Winall Hi-Tech) held a meeting, on which the Proposal of the Application, together with Zhejiang University, to the Ministry of Agriculture of China for the Industrial Research on Insect-resistant GM Corn. If the application is successful, Winall Hi-Tech will, as required, invest self-raised fund into the operation of the project.

 

Paraquat AS for domestic market off production since from 1 July, 2014

According to the joint Announcement No. 1745, by the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the General Administration of Quality Supervision,Inspection and Quarantine, the registration, production license and production of paraquat AS for domestic market shall be revoked from 1 July, 2014; the paraquat AS registration for export of TKL producers is allowed. From 1 July, 2016 onwards, the sale and application of paraquat AS is banned in the domestic market. However, there haven’t been any report on the industrial production of newly developed paraquat formulations, thought there are reports on those which have acquired registrations.

 

Jiangsu Jiujiujiu to supply 3,5,6-trichloropyridin-2-ol sodium to Jiangsu Qiheng

On 25 June, 2014, Jiangsu Jiujiujiu Technology Co., Ltd. (Jiangsu Jiujiujiu) signed a contract with Jiangsu Qiheng Agrochemical Technology Co., Ltd. (Jiangsu Qiheng) in Jiangsu Rudong Coastal Economic Development Zone, agreeing supply of 3,5,6-trichloropyridin-2-ol sodium to the latter from July 2014 to June 2015. The supply volume and value involved reach 14,400 tonnes and USD80 million.


Overcapacity bothers domestic chlorfenapyr enterprises

As one of the highly efficient and low-toxicity insecticides, chlorfenapyr has been more and more popular in China in recent years. Eyeing the expanding demand for chlorfenapyr in the domestic market, more and more pesticide enterprises have started to set foot in the business of chlorfenapyr, leading to oversupply in the Chinese market.