China drafts second 2013 agchem production permits
China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has issued a draft list of its second batch of pesticide production approval certificates for 2013. It contains 346 proposed approvals, which will be valid for two years. Of those, 55 approvals are for companies registered in China's coastal Jiangsu province, more than for any other province. The first batch of approvals awarded in 2013 contained 205 certificates ( Agrow No 657, p 15).