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Mickey Shan, Editor of AgroPages. Email: mickey@agropages.com

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  • Top 20 Pesticide Enterprises of China in 2016   2017-10-20

    Judging from the overall performance of the top 20 domestic companies, the levels of China's pesticide players remained on the rise. The top three in the list changed spots, with Nutrichem jumping from the third place in the previous year to the top with sales revenue of Yuan4.549 billion. Rainbow Chemical and Fuhua Tongda ranked second and third, with Yuan3.751 billion and Yuan3.664 billion sales revenues, respectively.

    Judging from the overall performance of the top 20 domestic companies, the levels of China's pesticide players remained on the rise. The top three in the list changed spots, with Nutrichem jumping from the third place in the previous year to the top with sales revenue of Yuan4.549 billion. Rainbow Chemical and Fuhua Tongda ranked second and third, with Yuan3.751 billion and Yuan3.664 billion sales revenues, respectively.

  • Opportunities for S-metolachlorin in the Chinese market   2017-05-10

    From the production perspective, manufactures running productions of the product at present include Jiangsu Changqing Agrochemical and Shandong Binnong Technology, who are making supplies to East Europe and Australia. Additionally, Zhongshan Chemical disclosed its plan to launch an S-metolachlor production project. Upon completion of the project, mixture products will be released in the corn market, as well as for application in weed prevention and control in sugarcane and wheat fields.

    From the production perspective, manufactures running productions of the product at present include Jiangsu Changqing Agrochemical and Shandong Binnong Technology, who are making supplies to East Europe and Australia. Additionally, Zhongshan Chemical disclosed its plan to launch an S-metolachlor production project. Upon completion of the project, mixture products will be released in the corn market, as well as for application in weed prevention and control in sugarcane and wheat fields.

  • STK Timorex Gold® global marketing strategy analysis   2017-03-31

    Headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, Stockton (STK) is a global leader in the biopesticide industry. The company focuses on plant extract-based biopesticide research, production and distribution, and is particularly reputed for its flagship fungicide Timorex Gold® (melaleuca alternifolia extracts).

    Headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, Stockton (STK) is a global leader in the biopesticide industry. The company focuses on plant extract-based biopesticide research, production and distribution, and is particularly reputed for its flagship fungicide Timorex Gold® (melaleuca alternifolia extracts).

  • Observations of China Pyraclostrobin Registration   2017-03-20

    In June of 2015, the patent of pyraclostrobin technical in China expired, which brought new opportunities for China’s pesticide industry, with domestic manufacturers launched this product one after another. In 2016, pyraclostrobin market showed skyrocketing trend. Domestic enterprises’ registration certificates were issued constantly, and the formulation products in market sharply increased.

    In June of 2015, the patent of pyraclostrobin technical in China expired, which brought new opportunities for China’s pesticide industry, with domestic manufacturers launched this product one after another. In 2016, pyraclostrobin market showed skyrocketing trend. Domestic enterprises’ registration certificates were issued constantly, and the formulation products in market sharply increased.

  • Observations on the Chinese Agrochemical Market for 2016   2017-03-14

    In 2016, China's pesticide industry has continued down a path of depression. The total production has grown by a slight amount, less than the year-on-year increase registered in 2015. Operating revenues from pesticides have experienced a lower growth rate, as sluggish demand has led to a glut and suppressed the prices of most products.

    In 2016, China's pesticide industry has continued down a path of depression. The total production has grown by a slight amount, less than the year-on-year increase registered in 2015. Operating revenues from pesticides have experienced a lower growth rate, as sluggish demand has led to a glut and suppressed the prices of most products.

  • Chinese Top 20 Agrochemical Enterprises 2015: major products encountered price shock, while glufosinate opportunity rising strongly   2016-09-19

    Compared with 2014, Chinese agrochemical companies appeared to be in an obvious decline in 2015. All companies listed in the top 20, as reported by AgroPages, experienced a harrowing time. Among the companies on the top 20 list, 11 enterprises reporting negative growth included Jinfanda Biochemical, which suffered a 45.02% drop. The top 3, Nanjing Red Sun, Zhejiang Wynca and Huapont-nutrichem, also suffered negative growth. Total sales for the top 20 was Yuan 45.507 billion, 11.33% less than the Yuan 51.321 billion recorded last year.

    Compared with 2014, Chinese agrochemical companies appeared to be in an obvious decline in 2015. All companies listed in the top 20, as reported by AgroPages, experienced a harrowing time. Among the companies on the top 20 list, 11 enterprises reporting negative growth included Jinfanda Biochemical, which suffered a 45.02% drop. The top 3, Nanjing Red Sun, Zhejiang Wynca and Huapont-nutrichem, also suffered negative growth. Total sales for the top 20 was Yuan 45.507 billion, 11.33% less than the Yuan 51.321 billion recorded last year.

  • Huifeng’s new strategy in a new age: Joint ventures as platform to seize global market opportunities   2016-08-23

    Why would Huifeng cooperate with an international partner to establish such a joint venture? What is the business line of Huifeng AMVAC Innovation? What impact will it bring to Huifeng’s traditional business? And what is its strategic importance to Huifeng’s overall business?

    Why would Huifeng cooperate with an international partner to establish such a joint venture? What is the business line of Huifeng AMVAC Innovation? What impact will it bring to Huifeng’s traditional business? And what is its strategic importance to Huifeng’s overall business?

  • Survey Result: an “embraced synergetic effect” of Syngenta and ADAMA or a “rich fruit with few nutrients” after Chemchina's acquisition?   2016-05-13

    To better understand outside views from global industry readers on the acquisition, AgroPages, in the week from 26th April to 5th May, conducted a questionnaire survey among its readers worldwide. The questionnaire is entitled - How would you comment on ChemChina’s “suicide acquisition” of Syngenta? A total of 310 questionnaires were received back. The readers actively participated on the survey and gave their wonderful views.

    To better understand outside views from global industry readers on the acquisition, AgroPages, in the week from 26th April to 5th May, conducted a questionnaire survey among its readers worldwide. The questionnaire is entitled - How would you comment on ChemChina’s “suicide acquisition” of Syngenta? A total of 310 questionnaires were received back. The readers actively participated on the survey and gave their wonderful views.

  • 2015 China Agrochemical Business Indicators   2016-03-10

    The global agrochemical industry of 2015 suffered downturn after having experienced continuous fast growth. Prices of main farm products including corn and soybean went down; resulting in farmer’s reduced spending on agrochemical product, which caused high inventories in distribution channel.

    The global agrochemical industry of 2015 suffered downturn after having experienced continuous fast growth. Prices of main farm products including corn and soybean went down; resulting in farmer’s reduced spending on agrochemical product, which caused high inventories in distribution channel.

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