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Pyrethroids, a category of broad-spectrum, high-efficiency and low-toxicity insecticide, have witnessed a fast development in the past few years in China, and they have been playing an increasingly important role in the pest control on various crops in China, ranking the third place both by domestic consumption volume and market value in all the categories of insecticides in 2010. In China, there have been more than 50 pyrethroids produced and promoted as of the end of May 2011. Pyrethroids can offer substantial benefits to the modern agriculture, especially in the major emerging markets, the demand for low-cost solutions will remain strong. Smartly mixed with new compounds and combined different modes of action, pyrethroids are very well suited for future pest control.