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2017 China Pesticide Import/Export Situation Analysis
Jul 30, 2018

In 2017, affected by environmental pressure, further advance of the supply side reform as well as the shortage of pesticide raw materials and intermediate, Chinese main pesticide price rose sharply.

According to the statistics of the General Administration of Customs of PRC, the accumulative import & export volume in 2017 reached USD 5.446 billion, up by 24.1% year-on-year; trade surplus was USD4.085 billion, rise 34.2% YoY.

Import analysis: In 2017, the pesticide total import volume reached 83,000 tons, a decrease of 1.3%, and the import value reached 0.68 billion US dollars, an increase of 1.1%. The import volume and value in insecticide declined; both of fungicide rose; import volume increased by YOY, while import value fell by YOY.

Export analysis: In 2017, the pesticide export volume totaled 1,632,000tons, up 16.5% compared with the previous year, and export value totaled 4.765 billion US dollars, an increase of 28.2%. The export volume and value in insecticide, fungicide and herbicide sharply increased (see the following table)

2017 Pesticide Import &Export Statistics Data in China (10 thousand tons, $100million, %)

Category

Import

Export
VolumeYoY(%)ValueYoY(%)VolumeYoY(%)ValueYoY(%)
Pesticide8.3-1.36.801.1163.216.547.6528.2
Of which Insecticide1.0-14.01.30-14.031.615.611.6822.6
Fungicide2.813.92.758.911.57.36.0814.6
Herbicide2.23.91.29-4.0113.517.628.40

34.7