Bureau of Statistics: China's chemical pesticide production increased by 11.63% in August 2014

Time:

2014-09-26


In August 2014, China's total production of chemical pesticides was 298366 tons, an increase of 11.63% compared to the same period in 2013. The provinces with the highest production include Shandong with 85543 tons, Jiangsu with 76605 tons, and Henan with 25120 tons. Compared to the same period in 2013, Shandong increased by 28.57%, Jiangsu increased by 4.7%, and Henan increased by 43.16%. From January to August 2014, China produced a total of 2444474 tons of chemical pesticides, an increase of 1.98% compared to the same period in 2013.

In August 2014, the total production of herbicides in China was 148379 tons, an increase of 32.74% compared to the same period in 2013, accounting for 49.7% of the total chemical pesticide production in the current period. The total production of pesticides was 45176 tons, a decrease of 15.85% compared to the same period in 2013, accounting for 15.1% of the total chemical pesticide production in the current period. The total production of fungicides was 19495 tons, an increase of 24.95% compared to the same period in 2013, accounting for 6.5% of the total chemical pesticide production in the current period

The provinces with the highest herbicide production in August were Shandong with 68368 tons, Jiangsu with 31649 tons, and Hubei with 11844 tons. Compared to the same period in 2013, Shandong increased by 54.39%, Jiangsu increased by 16.17%, and Hubei increased by 2.55%.

The provinces with the highest pesticide production include Jiangsu 16575 tons, Hubei 7019 tons, and Hunan 6775 tons. Compared to the same period in 2013, Jiangsu has lowered its price by 19.58%, Hubei has increased its price by 24.45%, and Hunan has lowered its price by 29.65%.

The provinces with the highest production of fungicides include Jiangsu with 8844 tons, Anhui with 4155 tons, and Zhejiang with 1724 tons. Compared to the same period in 2013, Jiangsu increased by 13.4%, Anhui increased by 150.3%, and Zhejiang increased by 21.92%.

 

Chemical pesticide production in July 2014

 

Production of this month (tons)

YOY±%

Proportion(%

Chemical pesticides

298366

11.63

100

-Herbicide

148379

32.74

49.7

-Insecticides

45176

-15.85

15.1

-Fungicide

19495

24.95

6.5

Source: National Bureau of Statistics