Insecticides China News
In May 2016, China's insecticide TC market is still in bad shape. According to CCM's price monitoring, individual varieties realizes MoM rises in ex-works prices. For example, affected by the centralized purchase from the government and the tight supply, the ex-works price of pymetrozine TC increased MoM. However, ex-works prices of most products are stable, and some even records large MoM falls.
The whole pesticide industry is busy this month. On 11 May, 2016, the CCPIA announced the 2016 top 100 enterprises by pesticide sales value, the 2016 top 50 enterprises by formulation sales value, and the 2015 best-selling products in the crop protection market.
On 15 May, the QR Code Coding Rules for Pesticides was officially issued, which is the first standard focusing on pesticide QR code coding in China.
On 26 May, the CCPIA officially issued the 13th Five-year Plan for the Pesticide Industry, and CCM will interpret it in the coming issue.
On 11 May, 2016, the CCPIA released a list of the 2016 top 100 enterprises by pesticide sales value in China. When compared to the ranking of 2015, the top 10 enterprises have changed significantly, and in terms of overall performance, the total combined sales value of the top 100 has fallen slightly YoY. The minimum requirement for inclusion on the list is also lower than that in 2015.
China's acephate TC market is in bad shape in May 2016 with price falling. CCM predicts that the market will maintain the present status in the coming future.
According to CCM's research, the imidacloprid market continues to remain tight in China in May 2016. However, the imidacloprid price records a MoM fall this month.
On 19-20 May, 2016, the 7th Exchange Conference of Biopesticide Development and Application was held by the CAPDA in Yichun City, Jiangxi Province. In this conference, industry insiders fully explained the present situation of China's biopesticide industry based on related data.
In 2015, the NATESC organised monitoring sites of pests' resistance to drugs in some provinces and cities in China to monitor the resistance to drugs of 13 major pests. Besides, corresponding monitoring results, countermeasures and suggestions were released. Here CCM summarizes the rice and wheat pests and their resistance to drugs.
Shenzhen Noposion's financial reports from recent years and its estimate of daily connected transactions for 2016 reveal that the company frequently conducts connected transactions with its subsidiaries. Shenzhen Noposion asserts that these connected transactions are regular business activities which are carried out to meet the company's demand for raw materials and ensure the smooth operation of the company. Additionally, the company stated that it does not rely on these transactions with subsidiaries since they only account for a small proportion of the company's total transactions.
According to data from China Customs, China's exports of thiamethoxam (both technical and formulations) recorded YoY falls in price and YoY increases in volume in 2015.
According to data from China Customs, China's export volume of lambda-cyhalothrin technical increased slightly in Q1 2016. However, export price fell at this period.
In 2015, there were 6 insecticide active ingredients were registered in China for the first time and 5 were gained by domestic enterprises, according to the ICAMA.
In 28 April, 2016-11 May, 2016, the Department of Energy Saving and Comprehensive Utilization of the MIIT publicized the Clean Production Technology Promotional Plan for Water Pollution Prevention and Control in Major Industries, in which 5 advanced clean production technologies concerning the domestic pesticide industry were proposed.