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MIIT: no more new pesticide production enterprises to be put on record in principle

On 5 March, 2015, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China (MIIT) released the Second List of New Pesticide Production Enterprises Not Allowed to Put on Record in 2014.

 

2014 Top 10 Chinese Pesticides Exporters announced at CAC

On 10 March, 2015, awards including 2014 Top 10 Chinese Pesticides Exporters and 2014 Overseas Market Expansion Award and so on were released at the opening dinner of the 16th China International Agrochemical & Crop Protection Exhibition (CAC 2015) and the 2015 China International New Fertilizer & Pesticide Exhibotion held by China International Trade Promotion Council of Chemical Industry Branch in Shanghai.

 

Hunan Province: strengthen inspection for environmental protection, production of 5 pesticide enterprises suspended

As various refined policies based on the new Environmental Protection Law of the People's Republic of China have been promulgated across China, the pesticide industry is become one of those that are influenced greatly under the iron-fist new law.

 

Influence of potato to be a staple grain on potato starch

In Jan. 2015, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture of China, Yu Xinrong, said that the growth of potato to be a staple grain should be guided by science and technology. As a large downstream industry of potato, potato starch will be affected in terms of the following aspects:

 

China’s HFCS export in 2014 declines

In 2014, China’s HFCS export declined over last year. According to China Customs, China exported 162,324 tonnes of HFCS (with the customs code 17026000) in 2014, while the figure was 186,272 tonnes in 2013.

 

Feed lysine excluded in lysine enjoying new export rebate

On 31 Dec., 2014, the Ministry of Finance of China (MOF) adjusted partial products’ export rebate, including raising the export rebates of some high value added products, corn processed products and textile clothes, which had been implemented since 1 Jan., 2015. Lysine is included in one of the products.

 

East China University of Science and Technology researches new technologies of biological ethanol

During 4-8 Nov., 2014, the China International Industry Fair was held in Shanghai. In the fair, the East China University of Science and Technology revealed its production technology of biological ethanol. Its core technology lies in the application of cladosporium resinae.

 

Tongliao builds industry cluster for corn deep processing

In recent years, Tongliao City, Liaoning Province, has been sparing no efforts to develop its corn deep processing industry, receive transferred industry from developed regions in China and build up its own industry cluster.

 

Corn price continues to fall since Aug. till touch bottom so far

The domestic price of corn has continued to fall since Aug. By middle Nov., the average price of corn was USD368/t, down by 3.4% over that in Oct. 2014. But according to the market update, the price of the corn has already touched its bottom, with even slight increase in certain regions.

 

Jiangsu may start environmental protection examination for pesticide industry in 2015

In Feb. 2015, Deputy Secretary of the China Crop Protection Industry Association (CCPIA), Li Zhengxian, said to a reporter that the Jiangsu Environmental Protection Bureau plans to start an environmental protection examination for its pesticide enterprises based on the nationwide one in 2014.