DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 5, 2018--The "Herbicides China News" newsletter has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Analysis includes breaking news from China and abroad, the latest market data (price, import & export, production, consumption, operating rates, etc.), in-depth analysis of market trends, Chinese government policy, performance of leading Chinese producers, M&A, new technologies, and expert commentary from industry insiders.

Average operating rate of pesticide enterprises was not that high as expected in China in April.

Environmental and safety inspections continued, supporting herbicide TC price. In particular, some pesticide enterprises were implicated in production suspension because some safety accidents occurred in surroundings and some individual enterprises involved in environmental pollution case. In addition, the pesticide quality random inspection started this month, which to some extent caused tight supply and increased prices of some technical products.

Facing huge pressure, most manufacturers strengthen self-competiveness as a response. For instance, Lier Chemical planned to further improve its glufosinate-ammonium formulations. Weifang Rainbow raised funds to construct technical project to enhance production scale and market share. Zhongshan Chemical planned to industrialise herbicide technical and extended into fungicide sector. YONON will expand glufosinate-ammonium technical capacity by 5,000 t/a to cement its market position.

Key Topics Covered

Column 1 Market Analysis

Domestic wheat herbicide market in tight supply

Column 2 Company Dynamics

Nanjing Red Sun may maintain performance growth in 2018 Hebei Shanli to increase voice in herbicide market Sevencontinent Lianyungang to start construction of 3,000 t/a glufosinate-ammonium TC

Column 3 Project

Jiangsu Tuoqiu to build new product capacity to enhance competitiveness and profitability Zhejiang Huge Leaf's dicamba sales and output volumes down YoY in 2017 Sino-Agri Union's pesticide formulation business ushers in new development

Column 4 Paraquat and Pyridine

Paraquat TK prices remain stable in March 2018 Pyridine prices keep falling in March 2018

Column 5 Import and Export Analysis

Exports of herbicide formulations record double-digit growth in 2017

Column 6 Registration

Twenty-four new herbicide TC registrations in China in Feb. 2018

Column 7 Policy

Increasingly stringent environmental regulations in China Pesticide producers and dealers must be licensed by 1 Aug., 2018 Special inspection on pollutant discharge permits kicks off

Column 8 News in Brief

DowDuPont releases penoxsulam technical 'Tejie' Genetic dynamic of weeds in Jiangsu's wheat fields as of end of Feb. 2018 2017 China's Top 20 Pesticide Exporters comes out Cost of agricultural means of production rises significantly in spring ploughing Nanjing Huazhou obtains foreign patent on herbicide for first time Diuron TC supply maintains tight in March 2018

Column 9 Price Monitoring

Ex-works prices of key herbicide raw materials in China, 8 March, 2018 Ex-works prices of main herbicides in China, 8 March, 2018 Shanghai Port prices of main herbicides in China, 8 March, 2018 FOB Shanghai prices of main herbicides in China, 8 March, 2018

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