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China expects bumper summer grain harvest

China is expected to see a bumper summer grain harvest this year, amid government efforts to keep grain production stable, an official said Thursday. The production of summer grain and edible oil will remain at a relatively high level, said Qin Yuyun, an official with the National Food and Strategic Reserves Administration, at a press...
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The Production of Glyphosate TC in March 2020

According to CCPIA, in March, 2020, 14 of 58 glyphosate TC manufacturing enterprises come into operation. 45,128.37tons of glyphosate TC are produced in this month, a MoM growth of 69.23% and YoY decrease of 13.84%. 39,282.03 tons of glyphosate TC are sold in this month, a MoM growth of 11.52% and YoY growth of 8.47%,...
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India Moves to Ban 27 Pesticides

India’s government this week moved to ban 27 pesticides, including key products likeAcephate, Atrazine, Benfuracarb, Butachlor, Captan, Carbendazim, Carbofuran, Chlorpyriphos, 2,4-D, Deltamethrin, Dicofol, Dimethoate, Dinocap, Diuron, Malathion, Mancozeb, Methomyl, Monocrotophos, Oxyfluorfen, Pendimethalin, Quinalphos, Sulfosulfuron, Thiodicarb, Thiophanat emethyl, Thiram, Zineb, Ziram, prompting swift backlash from the country’s crop protection industry. The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers...
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Inner Mongolia Keshuo New Materials completes Phase 1 of 20,000-ton pesticide intermediates project, covering bispyribac-sodium and flufenacet

The Wuhai Municipal People’s Government of China stated on May 8, 2020, that Phase I of the pesticide intermediates project, invested and built by Inner Mongolia Keshuo New Materials Science and Technology Ltd, is complete. The pesticide intermediates project, launched with a total investment of Yuan1 billion for an annual output of 20,000 tons of...
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China Nitrogen fertilizer Import and export in 2019

China Nitrogen fertilizer Import and export in 2019: China imported 320,000 tons of nitrogen fertilizer, down 3.8% year on year; imported RMB 5.52 billion, up 2.1% year on year; exported 5,844,000 tons of nitrogen fertilizer, up 37.2% year on year; exported RMB 45.36 billion, up 4.2% year on year. China’s urea imports totalled 181,000 tons,...
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China to further empower rural development with digital technologies

BEIJING — Chinese authorities released a guideline to promote digital technologies in rural areas as part of their efforts to advance agricultural and rural modernization. The guideline, jointly issued by four government departments including the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, detailed measures to support the use of information technology in epidemic control, as well...
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Hailir to build 3,000-ton difenoconazole technical and intermediate project

The annual report of Chinese agrochemical company Hailir Pesticides and Chemicals Group for 2019, published on April 27, has revealed that the company has achieved operating revenue of Yuan2.467 billion which is an increase of 12.56% year-on-year, with the net profit attributable to shareholders of Yuan316 million which is a decrease of 14.03% year-on-year. The...
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China’s Glufosinate-ammonium Export in 2019

In 2019, China’s exports of glufosinate-ammonium TCs and formulations were mixed. In 2019, China’s exports of glufosinate-ammonium (containing 91% glufosinate-p TC) TC increased both in volume and in value, the export volume was 7,000 tons, up 39.7% year on year, and the export value was USD 137 million, up 13.22% year on year. The exports...
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Registration of China pesticides in 2019

In 2019, 294 products were registered, including 264 field pesticides and 30 household pesticides. The number of new registrations in 2019 and 2018 decreased by 93.5% year-on-year, mainly related to the implementation of the “Regulations” and increased the registration threshold by the supporting regulations, and may also be subject to policy restrictions such as environmental...
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Fertilizer export situation in March

According to the statistics of China Customs, Ammonium sulfate is the fertilizer variety with the largest cumulative export volume in China, with an accumulated export volume of 1.7398 million tons from January to March. In March 2020, the top five fertilizer varieties exported by China were: ① ammonium sulfate, ② urea, ③ di-ammonium phosphate, ④...
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