Australia issues interim agchem sales data
Australian pesticide sales amounted to at least Aus$2,376.4 million (US$2,368.7 million at the current rate) in the year ended June 30th 2011. The interim figures released by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) cover 96.2% of pesticide sales declarations for the 12-month period. The APVMA expects to issue final sales figures for fiscal 2011 in March 2012. Total pesticide sales for fiscal 2010 amounted to Aus$2,142.9 million (US$2,136 million – Agrow No 614, p 21).