China issues third 2013 agchem production permits
China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has issued its third batch of pesticide production approval certificates for 2013. It contains 183 approvals for 83 manufacturers, which are valid until April 2015. Of these, 31 approvals are for companies registered in China's southern Guangdong province. The MIIT had already issued 551 permits in the previous two batches to be released so far this year ( Agrow No 659, p 22).