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China's Fungicide Production Continued To Fall Sharply In August, 2018
Oct 11, 2018

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