Brazil Ibama surveys agchem sales and production
Brazilian companies increased volume sales of pesticides by 12.1% to 622,327.6 tonnes in 2012, according to the environmental agency, the Ibama. That included 477,792.4 tonnes of formulated products and 144,535.2 tonnes of "technical products". The survey encompassed 127 pesticide registrant companies. The agency has issued national pesticide production and sales surveys for 2001-12.