Colombia agchem imports up 3% in 2014
Colombia increased imports of pesticides by 2.5% to 23,314 tonnes of in 2014, according to Brazilian newswire Agrolink. The figures come from a study by the Ministry of Agriculture’s agricultural board of trade, the ICA. The board surveyed data from importers and commercial establishments in the country. National company Proficol Andina (Barranquilla) was the major importer with some 8,344 tonnes, followed by Bayer CropScience, which imported some 4,512 tonnes, Arysta LifeScience (2,235 tonnes) and Invesa (Envigado - 2,220 tonnes).