Aug. 10, 2015
Nissan Chemical's agrochemical sales increased 10.2% compared with the same term of the previous year to 13,599 million yen (108.8 million USD at the current rate) in the first quarter of 2015. Operating income was up 10.4% to 4,396 million yen (35.2 million USD). Sales of herbicide Roundup (glyphosate
) were slightly down by 1%.
The company noted that sales of agrochemicals grew significantly both in Japan and overseas, with regard to domestic sales, the sales volume of “ALTAIR” (paddy rice herbicide) increased. And the herbicide TARGA had healthy sales in overseas market.