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China’s Pesticide Production Declined 3.49% In August
Sep 22, 2016

According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBS), China produced 297,426 tons of pesticide in August, down regulated 3.49% compared to the same period last year. Among all three major categories,insecticide declined most steeply, with production cut by 25% on a y-o-y basis.  

 
In this month, China produced 145,308 tons of herbicide , increased 4.28% compared to same month last year, accounting for 48.86% of total production. Fungicide production down regulated 5.84% to 11,580 tons, comprising 5.84% of this month’s total production. Insecticide suffered the most deeply decline, with production drastically decreased 25.72% to 32,042, comprising 10.77% of total production.

China’s agchem production in Aug (tons)
-
Volume (ton)
Change±%
Percentage(%)
Pesticides
297426.5
-3.49
100
Herbicides
145308.2
4.28
48.86
Insecticides
32042.04
-25.72%
10.77
Fungicides
11579.75
-5.84
3.89
Source:NBS

From Jan to August, China produced a total of 2,491,734 tons of pesticide, increased 1.96% comparing to the same period last year. Herbicide production in the period increased 6.23%, reaching 1,231,631 tons. Production of insecticide recorded 296,891 tons, down regulated 16.7% y-o-y. Fungicide production increased 2.22% to 124,344 tons in the period. 

China’s agchem production from January to Aug (tons)
-
Volume (ton)
Change±%
Percentage(%)
Pesticides
2491734
1.96
100
Herbicides
1231631
6.23
49.43
Insecticides
296890.7
-16.7
11.92
Fungicides
124344.2
2.22
4.99
Source:NBS


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