Published on the 10th every month, Insecticides China News is a monthly publication released by CCM. It offers timely update and close follow up of China’s various kind of China's insecticide market, knowing current market situation will facilitate you to search for commercial opportunities in China's huge market; closely follow-up of government policies, natural disasters and area dynamics will definitely help you make quicker and wiser decisions.
FOB Shanghai prices of major insecticides in Jan. 2014.
Shanghai port prices of major insecticides in Jan. 2014.
Ex-works prices of major insecticides in Jan. 2014.
According to data from the Institute for the Control of Agrochemicals, Ministry of Agriculture of the People's Republic of China (ICAMA), spirodiclofen registration is becoming popular. As of 24 Dec., 2013, there are totally 15 spirodiclofen registrations in China, nine out of which were approved in 2013.
In the first ten months of 2013, the total export volume of malathion technical and formulations in China witnessed an increase of 23.75% year-on-year to about 2,464 tonnes, according to the China Customs and CCM.
In the first ten months of 2013, the total export volume of diafenthiuron technical and formulations in China witnessed an increase of 42.53% year-on-year to about 601 tonnes, according to the China Customs and CCM.
First phase of Jiangu Repont's relocation project to be completed soon.
China's export volume of pesticide formulations up 18.20% YoY, Jan.-Oct. 2013.
China's output of insecticide TC down 12.35% YoY in Nov. 2013.
Hentin Chem-tech marches into bio-pesticide industry.
Deng Dingliang, the chairman secretary of Anhui Huilong Agricultural Means of Production Co., Ltd. revealed that the company's business structure is in transition and the proportion of fertilizer revenue will be reduced to 60%, with that of pesticide business increased to 20%-30%.
China's total profit of pesticide industry soars 39.1% YoY, Jan.-Oct. 2013.
Bayer, CITIC Trust to jointly establish land transfer platform.
Registered product announcement system to be implemented from Jan. 1, 2014
Lanfeng Import and Export obtains its commercial registration on Dec. 16, 2013.
According to the prevailing sentiment in China, the food security is based on the "bottom line": a minimum of 1.8 billion mu (120 million ha.) arable land. However, according to David Liu, the former CEO of Longping High-tech, equates 1.8 billion mu arable land with food security, is false.
Recently, Jiangsu Jialong Chemical Co., Ltd.'s formal registration of fosthiazate technical was approved, becoming the fourth company to obtain fosthiazate technical registration in China. Meanwhile, registration of foshiazate formulations is also becoming popular.
On December 9, 2013, the Ban of Methyl Bromide & International Soil Disinfection Technology Workshop were held in Guangzhou. The meeting indicated that the use of methyl bromide had caused harm to the ozone layer even though it was an effective soil fumigation agent. The application of methyl bromide in agricultural industry will be banned from Jan. 2015 in China
In Nov. 2013, on the Third Seed Treatment and Pest Control High-level Seminar, Dr. Li Xianbin from ICAMA forecasted that the registration amount of seed treatment products will double within two or three years, reaching 900. Besides, there will be more new varieties (new AI or mixed formulations) to be registered.
Pesticide enterprises should provide better technical support for farmers to use pesticides scientifically, rationally, efficiently, safely, conveniently and economically. It would also help the crop protection in China.
On Dec. 9, 2013, the Shenzhen Entry-Exit Inspection & Quarantine Bureau (SEEIQB) returned a batch of corn from the US containing unapproved genetically modified (GM) ingredient, MIR162. This is the second time SEEIQB returns GM corn from the US this year. So far, several hundred thousand tonnes of unapproved GM corn from the US has been returned by the Chinese government.
China stops accepting applications of chlorpyrifos and triazophos registered for vegetables.
Now Fengshan Group is increasing capacity of its chlorpyrifos production with a 5,000t/a chlorpyrifos technical project. After the completion of the project, the company's chlorpyrifos technical capacity will hit 11,000t/a.
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