Chinese Pesticide Export Volume & Value Both Declines in Aug. 2020

In Aug. 2020, China’s pesticide import and export volume & value both declined year on year, and trade surplus was USD525 million. The import and export total volume was 115,200 tons, down 11.89% year on year; the import and export total value was USD549 million, down 26.59% year on year.

In Aug., China’s pesticide export volume & value decreased. The export volume was 114,000 tons, down 12.21% year on year; the export value was USD537 million, down 26.99% year on year.

In terms of technical and formulation, the export volume & value both decreased. The export volume of technical was 41,200 tons, down 19.78% year on year, and the export value was USD312 million, down 33.2% year on year. The export volume of formulations was 72,800 tons, down 7.26%, and the export value was USD224 million, down 16.12% year on year.

In terms of pesticide type, only insecticides saw an increase in volume. The export volume of herbicides was73,100 tons, and the export value was USD282 million. The export volume of insecticides was 28,300 tons, and the export value was USD163 million. The export volume of fungicides was 11,100 tons, and the export value was USD82 million.

 

Pesticide type Volume (10,000 tons) YoY Value (USD100 million) YoY
Herbicide 7.31 -18.35% 2.82 -19.07%
Insecticide 2.83 7.26% 1.63 -38.25%
Fungicide 1.11 -8.68% 0.82 -20.89%
Plant growth regulator 0.15 -18.56% 0.1.0 -49.21%

more information, please focus on China Agrochemicals monthly report.

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