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China's fungicide production continued to fall sharply in August, 2018

Posted on 2018-10-12
According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBS), in August 2018, China produced 183,039 tons of pesticide, down regulated 2.3% compared to the same period last year. China’s pesticide production is still in continuous decline. 
 
On a y-o-y basis, in August, herbicide production increased 10.7% to 81,815 tons, which account for the 44.70% of the total pesticide production. Insecticides drastically went down by 31.5%, recorded 28,536 tons and consisted 15.59% of the total production. After last month’s decline, fungicide production continued to go down by 33.9% to 9,069 tons and accounted for 4.95% of the total production.

China’s agchem production in August 2017 (tons)
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Volume (ton)
Change±%
Percentage(%)
Pesticides
183,039
-2.3
100
Herbicides
81,815
10.7
44.70
Insecticides
28,536
-31.5
15.59
Fungicides
9,069
-33.9
4.95
Source:NBS
 

Source: AgroNews