China establishes acetochlor consortium
Jul. 9, 2010
China established the acetochlor consortium at an acetochlor industry development forum on June, 18th in Beijing, organized by China Crop Protection Industry Association (CCPIA). 10 leading acetochlor manufacturers and 3 raw material producers have attended this form, reports Agropages.
The herbicide capacity and yield have exceeded that of insecticide, and it took up 36.1% of the total pesticides production in 2009. acetochlor has become the second largest herbicide in China, with a capacity of 130,000 tonnes per year. The overcapacity, dropped operation, volatile price have badly damaged the industry. Thus this newly established consortium will focus on following aspect: coordinating the relationship in the industry, reducing surplus capacity, extending the life-cycle of acetochlor, and improving its competitiveness.
Members of the consortium included: Nantong Jiangshan Agrochemical & Chemical (JSAC), Jiangsu Changlong Chemicals, Jiangsu Lulilai company, Shandong Shizhong Pharmaceutical, SHANDONG QIAOCHANG CHEMICAL, Shangdong Binnong Technology, Kesai agrochem, Shandong Vicome Greenland Chemical, Shangyu Yingtai Fine chemical, Hangzhou Qingfeng Agro-chemical , Regar Pesticides, Inner Mongolia Hongyu technology, Jiangsu Huaihe Chemicals , Kunshan Chemical, Henan YingTai chemical & industry.
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