• China approved 68 chlorantraniliprole registrations, being mostly mixtures with clothianidin 2022-09-30 Chlorantraniliprole is a novel anthranilic diamide systemic insecticide with a broad insecticidal spectrum, applicable to a large variety of crops. The product is long-lasting, with high activity, low toxicity, and good biosafety, without cross resistance with mainstream insectic...
  • Joint action plan by 17 Chinese government departments to control pollution along Yangtse by 2025-en... 2022-09-30 A few days ago, 17 government departments and institutions headed by the Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment issued an Intensified Implementation of the Action Plan of Yangtze Protection and Restoration, requesting an identification and endorsement of all chemical parks i...
  • EU countries stall new pesticide rules, blame Ukraine war 2022-09-30 EU countries are holding back plans to halve pesticide-use, amid concern such policies could hinder agricultural production in Europe and harm global food security.A majority of EU member states, led by Poland, have called on the European Commission to carry out an additional imp...
  • How is the war in Ukraine impacting rapeseed exports? 2022-09-30 The conflict between Russia and Ukraine remains a key factor driving grain and oilseed prices, continuing to provide underlying support to markets.Global trade dynamics have been impacted as a result, with the flow of grains and oilseeds leaving Ukraine initially restricted. Thou...
  • Brazil oversaw $330 million in bioinputs in 2020-21 2022-09-30 Some 130 bioinput companies in Brazil oversaw approximately BRL1.7 billion (US$330 million) in the 2020-2021 harvest, according to research by Kynetec Brasil.Revealing this to Agropages, CEO of Promip, Marcelo Poletti stated that the increase in the supply of biological inputs re...
  • U.S. EPA withdraws glyphosate interim decision 2022-09-30 The U.S EPA has announced withdrawal of all remaining portions of the interim registration review decision for glyphosate. Pesticide products containing glyphosate continue to remain on the market and be used according to the product label and are unaffected by this action.Glypho...
  • Imports of pesticides grows 95% in the Paranaguá Container Terminal 2022-09-30 TCP, the company that manages the Paranaguá Container Terminal, registered an increase of 95% in the movement of pesticides in the period between January and August 2022, compared with the same period in 2021. In all, more than 166 thousand tons of the product were imported. Chal...
  • China’s yellow phosphorus prices running high, phosphoric acid prices rising at higher rate than yel... 2022-09-30 The price of China’s phosphoric acid again exceeded RMB10,000 per ton. As of September 19, the average price of mainstream phosphoric acid based on the furnace process in China was RMB10,320 per ton, with the highest price reaching RMB11,000 per ton. The highest price of phosphor...
  • Chinese study on chitin biosynthesis sheds light on green pesticide development 2022-09-23 A new study by Chinese scientists has revealed for the first time the complete process of chitin biosynthesis, providing a new direction for the original innovation of green pesticides.The study was published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, according to the Chinese Academy of...
  • Uncertainties cloud short-term prospects for agrochem companies 2022-09-23 Agrochemical firms are observing blended prospects for the short-term. Demand was anticipated to rise following forecasts of a wholesome monsoon, however the preliminary delay and, subsequently, the uneven distribution of monsoon in some elements of India are prone to impression ...
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