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Guangxi: largest winter potato production base in China

In accordance with the national strategy “potato as staple food”, in 2015/16, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in total planted 66,667 ha of potatoes, and produced 1.3 million tonnes of potatoes. Now the region has become the largest winter potato production base and one of the 3 largest regions aimed at “potato as staple food” in China. As planned, in the 13th Five-year Plan period (2016-2020), Guangxi will expand the planting area to over 100,000 ha, and the production to over 2.3 million tonnes.

 

DuPont’s new product triflumezopyrim to get registered in China first

On 29th July, 2016, Institute for the Control of Agrochemicals, Ministry of Agriculture (ICAMA) has released the 7th batch of pesticide products to be approved this year. In this list, the new ingredient triflumezopyrim, researched and developed by DuPont, will get registered in China for the first time. This product includes 10% triflumezopyrim SC and 94% triflumezopyrim technical. And the registration target of that 10% triflumezopyrim SC is to control the rice planthoppers.

 

Armyworms break out in Shaanxi, seriously endangering corn production

Since the end of July 2016, the third-generation armyworms stroke corn planting regions in northern China. By 5 Aug., the national occurrence area of the pests reached 213,333.3 ha. Though the overall impact was less serious than that during 2012-2015, the pests broke out in Shaanxi Province, Henan Province and Shanxi Province due to improper field management, which lead to high pest volume in corn and rice fields with many weeds.

 

New pesticide technical registration in July 2016

Category

Pesticide TC

Content

Registrant

Herbicide

propyzamide

98%

Sinochem Hebei

Fuheng Co., Ltd.

flumioxazin

99.2%

Max (Rudong)

Chemicals Co., Ltd.

clopyralid

95%

Shandong Avilive

Chemical Co., Ltd.

simazine

95%

Hebei Shanli

Chemical Co., Ltd.

2,4-D

96%

Jiangsu Changfeng

Agrochemical Co., Ltd.

glufosinate-

ammonium

95%

Lianyungang Liben

Agro-Chemical Co., Ltd.

metribuzin

95%

Jiangsu LionChem Co., Ltd.

imazapyr

98%

Nantong Jiahe

Chemicals Co., Ltd.

bispyribac-

sodium

95%

Jiangsu LionChem Co., Ltd.

florasulam

97%

Jiangsu Yangnong

 Chemical Co., Ltd.

MCPA-sodium

88%

Jiangsu Huifeng

Agrochemical Co., Ltd.

triclopyr

99%

Hubei Benxing

Agrochemical Co., Ltd.

Flufenacet

98%

Luzhou East

Agrochemical Co., Ltd.

Insecticide

abamectin

97%

Jiangsu Rotam

Chemistry Co., Ltd.

chlorfluazuron

96%

Jiangsu LionChem Co., Ltd.

d-limonene

92%

Oro Agri International Co., Ltd.

semiamitraz

 chloride

90%

Baoding Pesticide Factory

Fungicide

fenbuconazole

96.5%

Dow AgroSciences

azoxystrobin

98.6%

Ningbo Sunjoy

Agroscience Co., Ltd.

fluazinam

98%

Nanjing Redsun Co., Ltd.

boscalid

98%

Jiangsu Sevencontinent

Green Chemical Co., Ltd.

trifloxystrobin

97%

Nantong Jiahe

Chemicals Co., Ltd.

dithianon

98%

Shijiazhuang Xingbai

Bio-engineering Co., Ltd.

pyraclostrobin

98%

Nantong Jiahe

Chemicals Co., Ltd.

Jiangsu Kinghon

Biotechnology Co.,Ltd.

97.5%

Heibei Shuangji

Chemicals Co., Ltd.

triflumizole

97%

Shijiazhuang Xingbai

 Bio-engineering Co., Ltd.

flutriafol

97%

Jiangsu Sevencontinent

 Green Chemical Co., Ltd.

epoxiconazole

97%

Jiangsu Sevencontinent

 Green Chemical Co., Ltd.

chlorothalonil

98.5%

Jiangsu Rotam

Chemistry Co., Ltd.

thifluzamide

97%

Jiangsu Good Harvest-Weien

 Agrochemical Co., Ltd.

Source: ICAMA

 

Lier Chemical: net profit up 10.6% YoY to USD14.8 million in H1 2016

On 26th July, 2016, Lier Chemical Co., Ltd. (Lier Chemical) released its first half-yearly report in 2016. In first-half 2016, Lianhetech had revenue of USD138.5 million, up 13.5% over the same period last year and the shareholders’ net profit of listed companies also increased 10.6% YoY to USD14.8 million.

 

Lianhe Chemical released drop in net profit: USD37.1 million in H1 2016, down 18.6% YoY

On 26 July, 2016, Lianhe Chemical Technology Co., Ltd. (Lianhe Chemical) released the company’s annual report of H1 2016. In the first half of 2016, the company’s revenue was USD267.4 million, down 7.8% YoY; the net profit attributable to shareholders was USD37.1 million, down 18.6% YoY.

 

Jiangsu Xinnong: projects incl. chlorpyrifos to pass environmental acceptance check

On 27 July, 2016, the Nantong Environmental Monitoring Station announced that Jiangsu Xinnong Chemical Co., Ltd. (Jiangsu Xinnong)’s 10,000 t/a diethyl chlorothiophosphate and byproduct project, and 3,300 t/a chlorpyrifos project would be passed in environmental acceptance check.

 

Weifang Rainbow subsidiaries in Mexico and Bolivia are officially put into operation

According to the news released recently by Shandong Weifang Rainbow Chemical Co., Ltd. (Weifang Rainbow), the company’s subsidiaries in Mexico and Bolivia have been put into operation successively.

 

Sino-Agri Leading and Ishihara launch compounding product of flonicamid

On 19th, July, 2016, Sino-Agri Leading Bioscinences Co., Ltd. (Sino-Agri Leading) and Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha, Ltd. (ISK) jointly research and develop new insecticide Lizuo® (Brand name in Chinese; active ingredient: 46% flonicamid+acetamiprid WDG). The launch meeting was held in Changzhou City, Jiangsu province.

 

China exports 89,245 tonnes of glyphosate in Apr. 2016, up by 8.2% year on year

According to statistics by Think Real, in April 2016, China’s export volume and value of glyphosate were 89,245 tonnes and USD187.1 million, which respectively increased by 8.2% and decreased by 9.1% year on year.