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Guangxi Guitang purchases Yunliu Mining to avoid delisting

On 28 July, 2015, Guangxi Guitang (Group) Co., Ltd. (Guangxi Guitang) announced to purchase the 100% shares of Guangdong Guangye Yunliu Mining Co., Ltd. (Yunliu Mining). Guangxi Guitang is exploring new profit growth sources and optimizing its business portfolio and profitability to offset the risk to be delisted.

 

Meihua Bio performs well in H1 2015

On 12 Aug., 2015, Meihua Biotechnology Group Co., Ltd. (Meihua Bio) published its H1 2015 report, according to which the company revenue increased by 33.6% year on year attributed to the growth in both sales volume and prices of its products.

 

Safety risk investigation being made on 4 pesticides in China

In order to guarantee the safety in agricultural production and the safety in the quality of agricultural produce and master the production, sale and safety risk conditions of the 4 pesticides, including acephate, carbosulfan, dimethoate and thiodicarb, regions such as Jiangsu and Shandong provinces organised related district- and county-level crop protection and pesticide administrations to make investigations on the production, sale and use of the aforementioned 4 pesticides.

 

JD.COM sets up official business channel for agricultural materials

The electric business channel (http://nong.jd.com) for agricultural materials on JD.COM has been launched on August 11, 2015, aiming to provide e-commercial services such as selling seeds, pesticides, fertilizers, and farm tools, etc. for farmers national wide. In the meantime, JD.COM has become the first integrated e-commercial enterprise adopting the way of proprietary trading for agricultural materials.

 

New pesticide technical registration in July 2014

Pesticide A.I.

Registrant

Imazamox

Shandong Weifang Qiaochang Chemical Co., Ltd.

Mefenacet

Wuxi Hemei Agro-Chemical Technology Co., Ltd.

Ametryn

Anhui Zhongshan Chemical Co., Ltd.

Clethodim

Shandong Qiaochang Chemical Co., Ltd.

Imazapic

Shandong Weifang Qiaochang Chemical Co., Ltd.

Triclopyr

Zhejiang Avilive Chemical Co., Ltd.

Quizalofop-P-Ethyl

Hefei Xingyu Chemical Co., Ltd.

Glufosinate-Ammonium

Sinon Corporation

Lufenuron

Tonghua Pesticide Chemical Stock Co., Ltd.

Mamestra Brassicae Multiple Npv

Yichun Xinlong Chemical Co., Ltd.

Bacillus Thuringiensis

Deqiang Biology Co., Ltd.

Lambda-Cyhalothrin

Shanghai Yuelian Chemical Co., Ltd.

Methoxyfenozide

Huai'an Guorui Chemical Co., Ltd.

Nitenpyram

Shandong Jingpeng Bio-Pesticide Co.,Ltd.

Mesa Tech International Inc.

Dimethomorph

Shandong Weifang Shuangxing Pesticide Co., Ltd.

Meptyldinocap

Dow AgroSciences

Pyraclostrobin

Mesa Tech International Inc.

Jiangsu Tuoqiu Agrochemicals Co., Ltd.

Shandong Hailir Chemicals Co., Ltd.

Jingbo Agrochemicals Technology Co., Ltd.

Thifluzamide

Tonghua Pesticide Chemical Stock Co., Ltd.

Tricyclazole

Jiangsu Henglong Crop Protection Co., Ltd.

Oxine-copper

Sinon Chemical (China) Co., Ltd.

Fluazinam

Huai'an Guorui Chemical Co., Ltd.

Difenoconazole

Shandong A&Fine Agrochemicals Co., Ltd.

Fludioxonil

Hebei Hengshui Northern Pesticide & Chemical Co., Ltd.

Boscalid

Wuxi Jiabao Pesticide & Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Fluoride ether bacteria amide

Shandong United Pesticide Industry Co., Ltd.

Zoxamide

Dalian Chemphy Chemical Co., Ltd.

Trinexapac-ethyl

Max (Rudong) Chemicals Co., Ltd.

Source: ICAMA

 

Origin Seed: breakthroughs in R&D of GM corn

On 29 July, 2015, the Biotechnology Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (BRI, CAAS) held an exhibition regarding the R&D of genetically modified (GM) corn.

 

China plans to reduce planting scale of corn in 2016

On 28 June, 2015, the Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture of China, Han Changfu, said that China plans to reduce its planting area of corn in 2016 and change the planting of corn into other crops as the government is confronted from large pressure from decreasing the large corn inventory.

 

Henan intercepts 63,000 tonnes of imported soybean infected with northern stem ulcer germ

On 5 Aug., 2015, Henan Entry-exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau (the Bureau) revealed that recently, harmful organism banned from entry, soybean northern stem ulcer germ, was inspected in imported soybean from the US. The volume of the soybean was 63,000 tonnes. This is the first time for Henan to have inspected and intercepted such germ.

 

89 pesticide enterprises have suffered loss in net profit in H1 2015

According to data from the National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBS) and the China Crop Protection Industry Association (CCPIA), in the first half of 2015, the revenue of the Chinese pesticide industry (calculated by 832 middle and large scale pesticide enterprises) reached USD25.3 billion and their total profit hit USD1.8 billion, which grew by 7.2% and 5.7% year on year respectively.

 

China’s glyphosate export: 20% MoM downs in both volume and value in May 2015

According to Think Real, China’s export of glyphosate recorded large declines MoM in May 2015: 

-          Volume: 64,985 tonnes, down by 21.2%

-          Value: USD163.6 million, down by 20.6%

Specifically, the export volume of glyphosate technical reached 22,733 tonnes, down by 19.1%. The corresponding value summed up to USD80.3 million, down by 21.4%. Meanwhile, the figures of glyphosate formulations (13 ones, 41% IPA, 51% IPA, 62% IPA, etc.) recorded 42,252 tonnes, down by 22.3% and USD83.3 million, down by 19.8%.