Brazil agchem sales top 1 million tonnes in 2009
Pesticide volume sales in Brazil reached record levels in 2009. Volumes rose by 7.6% last year to over 1 million tonnes, according to the agrochemical industry trade association, the Sindag, the main supplier of data covering pesticide sales in the country. It says that pesticide usage has hit unparalleled levels. That is despite a drop in value sales in dollar terms.