Price & supply trend: Insufficient release of pesticide capacity in China after COVID-19 epidemic
China's agrochemical market continues to rebound, and upstream production has resumed gradually. Meanwhile, the stocks of downstream manufacturers have been replenished ready for sale. The formulation end market has strong demand for spot supplies. The products formulation manufa...
Recovery: production of 1,559 pesticide manufacturers in China recovered by 83%
A press conference held by China’s Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council on 22nd March presented the situation of the supply of spring ploughing-oriented agricultural materials. During the press conference, Huang Xiuzhu (Deputy Director of the Department of ...
First map shows global hotspots of glyphosate contamination
Glyphosate, or Roundup, is under scrutiny because of possible impacts on human health and ecosystems. Here Federico Maggi and Alex McBratney present the world's first map detailing contamination hotspots of the controversial herbicide.Global hazard map of glyphosate contamination...
China speeds up resumption of high-standard farmland projects
China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs has called for accelerating the start or restart of high-standard farmland projects so as to reach the annual development goals. The ministry made arrangements for high-standard farmland construction in 10 provincial-level regions...
Pesticide sector hit by input issues
The Indian pesticide industry is heavily dependent on Chinese imports for raw materials, and could be heavily impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, according to an analysis prepared by the Agriculture Ministry.The Ministry estimates that domestic inventories may be sufficient for th...
Chemical enterprises have accelerated progress to resume production, but they are still fraught with difficulties
By Think Real - In Feb. 2020, COVID-19 epidemic has been further controlled in China, so enterprises started to make preparation for their production resumption. In order to get a better understanding of work resumption and difficulties that enterprises in different chemical park...
China’s MARA optimizes pesticide-related administrative approval services
By Think Real - On 20 February, 2020, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People’s Republic of China (MARA) issued four policy measures to improve pesticide-related administrative approval services, help enterprises to cope with the impact of COVID-19 epidemic an...