Shanghai heben eastsun to expand azoxystrobin technical production in 2012
Shanghai Heben-Eastsun to Expand Azoxystrobin Technical Production in 2012Summary: Shanghai Heben-Eastsun plans to expand its capacity of azoxystrobin technicalto 500t/a from 300t/a this year.Tags: azoxystrobin, strobilurin fungicide, Shanghai Heben-Eastsun, azoxystrobin producer,fungicide, agrochemical, azoxystrobin technical, consumptionShanghai Heben-Eastsun Medicaments Co., Ltd. (Shanghai Heben-Eastsun), one of the leadingazoxystrobin producers in China, plans to expand its capacity of azoxystrobin technical to 500t/afrom 300t/a this year, which will greatly enhance the companys competitiveness and bring ithandsome profit in the near future, according to CCM’s March Issue of Fungicides China News.Azoxystrobin, the most popular strobilurin fungicide worldwide, has been drawing attention fromdomestic agrochemical companies, including Shanghai Heben-Eastsun, driven by its brightmarket prospect both at home and abroad in recent years. It is well known that the sales value ofazoxystrobin reached about USD1.0 billion all over the world in 2011, thanks to its high efficiency,broad spectrum and low toxicity.According to Shanghai Heben-Eastsun, it had started to research and develop azoxystrobintechnical as early as 2005. In 2006, the company succeeded in producing and selling thisfungicide through unremitting efforts.Moreover, Shanghai Heben-Eastsun has smoothly obtained the formal registration ofazoxystrobin 95% TC from the Institute for the Control of Agrochemicals, Ministry of Agriculture(ICAMA) in May 2010, which makes it become the first domestic company that has registeredazoxystrobin technical in China.It is worth noting that, so far, Shanghai Heben-Eastsun is the only domestic company that hasregistered azoxystrobin formulation—250g/L SC, which is used to prevent and control cucumberdowny mildew with the application dosage of 200~250mg/kg.Mr. Wang, Product Manager from Shanghai Heben-Eastsun, reveals that most azoxystobintechnical produced by the company is exported to overseas countries and regions mainly viaforeign trade companies, and the rest is processed into 250g/L SC, which is also mainly foroverseas market.
Owing to the good product quality and vigorous promotion, Shanghai Heben-Eastsunsazoxystrobin 95% TC and 250g/L SC have been selling well in recent years. In detail, thecompanys export volume of azoxystrobin (technical and formulations) has hit about 70 tonnes in2011, witnessing a significant increase over the previous year, according to CCM Internationalsinvestigation.With the increasing demand for azoxystrobin from domestic and overseas market, theconsumption of this fungicide will continue to go up in the next few years. As a result, ShanghaiHeben-Eastsun hopes to expand its capacity of azoxystrobin technical in order to timely grasp thegreat opportunity and thus seize more market share in the near future.Besides azoxystrobin, Shanghai Heben-Eastsun plans to develop other strobilurin fungicides,mainly including pyraclostrobin, picoxystrobin and trifloxystrobin, which are all relatively popularfungicides in global agrochemical market. It is expected that Shanghai Heben-Eastsun will greatlyenhance its competitiveness in fungicide business with the capacity expansion of azoxystrobinand variety extension of strobilurin fungicides.Shanghai Heben-Eastsun, established in 2002, is mainly engaged in the production and sales ofchemical pesticides and intermediates. Its major fungicide products include azoxystrobin 95% TCand 250g/L SC, epoxiconazole•thiophanate-methyl 497g/L SC, tebuconazole 96% TC and 50%WDG, etc.Source: Fungicides China News 1203http://www.cnchemicals.com/Newsletter/NewsletterDetail.aspx?id=2Main content of Fungicides China News 1203:Chinas fungicide output up 1.3% year on year in 2011Lanfeng Biochemical: both revenue and net profit increase in 2011Changqing Agrochemicals net profit slightly grows in 2011Shanghai Heben-Eastsun to expand azoxystrobin technical production in 2012Baoling Chemical registers SYP-7017Sinochem Group to launch three new fungicides into marketKey producers output of carbendazim technical totalled over 37,000 tonnes in China in 2011Domestic consumption of dimethomorph significantly growsBailly Chemical to launch fluazinam technical in H2 2012Kuaida Agrochemical to reinforce iprodiones market position
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