China issues more agchem manufacturing approvals
China has issued its fourth list of pesticide production approval certificates for 2010. The list contains 187 new production approvals and 422 production approval renewals. The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) granted the majority of approvals for pesticide processing or mixing of agrochemical compounds. Companies must apply to the MIIT for renewals three months before certificates expire. The approvals are valid for two years.