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China’s Herbicide Production Rises By 8.3% In July
Aug 31, 2016

According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBS), China produced 309,823 tons of pesticide in July, up 1.2% compared to the same period last year. 

 
Insecticide and fungicide production both decreased, and herbicide production increased in July. Insecticide production dropped 8.8% to 38,234 tons, comprising 12.34% of the total production. Fungicide production reduced by 6.7% to 14,671 tons, accounting for 4.73% of the total production. While herbicide increased by 8.3% to 150,434 tons and accounting for 48.55% of the total production.
 
China’s agchem production in July (tons)
-
Volume (ton)
Change±%
Percentage(%)
Pesticides
309823
1.2
100
Herbicides
150434
8.3
48.55
Insecticides
38234
-8.8
12.34
Fungicides
14671
-6.7
4.73
Source:NBS
 
From Jan to July, the country produced a total of 2,196,611 tons of pesticide, increasing 2.9% on a y-o-y basis. Herbicide production in this period went up 6.5% to 1,086,316 tons. Fungicide production increased 3.1% to 112,766 tons, while insecticide production dipped 12.6% to 273,923 tons in the period.

China’s agchem production from January to July (tons)
-
Volume (ton)
Change±%
Percentage(%)
Pesticides
2196611
2.9
100
Herbicides
1086316
6.5
49.45
Insecticides
273923
-12.6
12.47
Fungicides
112766
3.1
5.13
Source:NBS



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