CAC Continues to Expand

Ma Chunyan CCPIT, CAC
Ma Chunyan
CCPIT, CAC

Q How will this show compare to last year’s show in terms of exhibitors and attendees?
18th China International Agrochemical & Crop Protection Exhibition (CAC 2017) will be held in Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre (SNIEC) Mar. 1 to 3, 2017. CAC 2017 will expand its space covering six halls with over 70,000 square meters, represented by over 1,200 exhibiting companies from 30 countries and regions including Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE, United States, UK, Vietnam, and more. CAC 2017 will have country pavilions from India and Korea, and we expect to have over 30,000 visitors from over 120 countries and regions. Specialized product zone is reasonably planned based on exhibit profile, including pesticide zone, fertilizer zone, agrichemical and crop protection equipment zone, overseas pavilion, country pavilions (India and Korea), new product & technology release zone, and 5th CAC Award Display Area. Pesticide Zone is located from Hall N1 to Hall N4, fertilizer Zone from hall N4 to hall N5, and the equipment zone will cover the full hall of E7.

Q What differences can visitors expect to see at this show compared with previous years?
At CAC 2017, visitors will see more varieties of new agrichemical products, including formulated products,
new fertilizers, micronutrients, functional fertilizers, biostimulants, biopesticides and biocontrol products; more international exhibiting companies such as labs and consultancy organizations; and the fast growing agrichemical and crop protection equipment sector.

Q What is the highlight of the conference, and what can you tell us about the speakers?
China International Agrochemical Conference Week 2017 (CACW) will be held from Feb. 28 to Mar. 2, 2017, which includes the following six sessions:

CAC Conference Week will merge global wisdom and create an information feast. Nearly 100 speakers in the pesticide, fertilizer and seed industry including government officials, industry experts, scholars, and entrepreneurs will be invited from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Mexico, Paraguay, Turkey, United States, UK, and East African countries. Through the six sessions, they will analyze industry policy changes under the zero-increase of pesticide and fertilizer consumption plan, progress of agrichemical industry supply side reform, and discuss the technology path for pesticide and fertilizer upgrading. They will highlight the technology development and market potential of medium-element fertilizer, micronutrient and soil conditioner, share pesticide and fertilizer application status and experiences on different crops; analyze new challenges brought by M&A, changes to the global demand side, new opportunities at emerging regional markets, and forecast future market trends. They will also interpret progress on pesticide regulatory and management home and abroad, and share market-expanding experiences; elaborate ways to realize the effective linkage between supply and demand and to accelerate the innovative, environmental friendly and global development of Chinese pesticide formulated products; and conduct discussions on hot topics such as beyond-agriculture applications, biocontrol products, and seed treatment technology.

Q Why is it important for people in the industry to attend this show?
After years of development, CAC has become world largest agrichemical exhibition, where the agrichemical world meets. CAC serves as world largest one-stop platform with the widest range of exhibit profile, including:
• Pesticides & Biological Pesticides
• Fertilizer & New Fertilizers
• Manufacturing & Packaging Equipment, Logistics
• Beyond Agriculture
• Seed
• GLP Labs, Consultancy Organizations

CAC has the most international visitor origins, with 30,000 visitors from 120 countries and regions.
CAC 2017 will make full use of internet application in exhibition, open exhibitor online login for profile submission, visitor online pre-registration, CAC bilingual mobile site, WeChat visitor pre-registration, CAC APP, CACW online registration and online vote for 5th CAC Award. These will enhance exhibiting efficiency, visiting convenience, and delegates diversified registration, and promote the offline and online interaction for exhibitors and visitors.

Topics: ,

Agrichemicals

Agrichemicals

BASF Agricultural Solutions Quarterly Sales Jump 10%

BASF’s Agricultural Solutions business posted a 10% in quarterly sales on higher volumes. In the Agricultural Solutions segment, sales in

Agrichemicals

Overview of the Indian Crop Protection Market

Agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy with 52% of the population engaged in agriculture and related activities. But the

Flag of China
Agrichemicals

Top 10 Glyphosate Exporters in China for 2016

Fuhua Tongda was the biggest exporter of glyphosate in China in 2016.

Agrichemicals

Syngenta’s Minecto Pro Insecticide Approved by EPA

Minecto Pro insecticide approved for use in specialty and vegetable crops to control lepidopteran pests as well as sucking/rasping/chewing pests.

Adjuvants

Before a New Weed-Control Era Begins, One Last Obstacle

Adjuvant companies anxious for tank-mixing approvals with D-traited technologies as application season closes in.

Agrichemicals

Mitsui Acquires 10% Stake in Belchim Crop Protection

The companies cited lengthy development cycles, increased regulatory demands and costs and market changes for intensifying their cooperation.

Adjuvants

Oxiteno Expands Business in the U.S., to Construct Plant

Oxiteno appointed Timothy Earl Madden as COO of Oxiteno USA.

Africa/Middle East

Syngenta Sales Boosted by Strength in Europe, Africa and Middle East

The company expects its pending merger with ChemChina to close in the second quarter of 2017.

Agrichemicals

Arysta, DuPont to Develop New Insecticides Based on Rynaxypyr

The long-term agreement between the two companies allows Arysta LifeScience to combine Rynaxypyr insect control in premixes with acetamiprid.

Agrichemicals

Just ‘Okay’ Isn’t Good Enough with Dicamba Cropping Systems

Thus far, crop protection product experts have a very simple message for custom applicators who plan to use the new dicamba herbicides in their operations for 2017 – follow the label, or else!

nufarm logo
Agrichemicals

Nufarm Launches New Seed Treatment Solutions

The new products include three new Spirato seed treatments, Sativa IMF Sembolite MAX, and Salient 372 FS.

Agrichemicals

FMC Ag Solutions Profit Rises in Fourth Quarter

Profit boosted by strong pricing in Latin America despite the strengthening of the U.S. dollar.

Agrichemicals

Stockton’s ‘Hybrid’ Conventional/Bio Fungicide Registered in Israel

REGEV, its first ever hybrid fungicide, obtained registration from the Ministry of Agriculture in Israel for the control of fungal plant diseases.

Agrichemicals

Arysta LifeScience Receives EPA Approval on Two In-Furrow Products

TEPERA brand fungicides will help corn, soybean plants get an early, healthy start.

Agrichemicals

Slower to Pull the Trigger on Fungicides, U.S. Growers Asking More Questions

"Growers will try to do some scouting and decision-making on whether they really need that product or not based on probability of return.” -Damon Smith, University of Wisconsin

Agrichemicals

India’s Registration Committee Adopts New Rules for Import and Manufacturing

The Registration Committee considered the governments “Make in India” agenda while deliberating issues and suggesting various changes to the rules

Agrichemicals

Opinion: Trump’s Trans-Pacific Partnership Decision a Head Scratcher

Editor’s Note: Matthew J. Grassi is Field Editor with CropLife® magazine a sister publication to AgriBusiness Global. Matthew can be reached

Agrichemicals

BASF Enters Indian Crop Protection Market for Rice

Range of new solutions to boost rice yields in India by managing diseases, weeds and pests.

Africa/Middle East

An Invitation to Be Rewarded for Environmental Excellence

Dear Crop Protection Professional, As an AgriBusiness Global™ reader, you’re no doubt aware we organize the Environmental Respect Awards each

Latest News

Agrichemicals

BASF Agricultural Solutions Quarterly Sales Jump 10%

BASF’s Agricultural Solutions business posted a 10% in quarterly sales on higher volumes. In the Agricultural Solutions segment, sales in

Agrichemicals

Overview of the Indian Crop Protection Market

Agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy with 52% of the population engaged in agriculture and related activities. But the

Agrichemicals

Top 10 Glyphosate Exporters in China for 2016

Fuhua Tongda was the biggest exporter of glyphosate in China in 2016.

Agrichemicals

Syngenta’s Minecto Pro Insecticide Approved by EPA

Minecto Pro insecticide approved for use in specialty and vegetable crops to control lepidopteran pests as well as sucking/rasping/chewing pests.

Industry News

Novozymes Advanced Enzymes Increase Ethanol Yields, Plant Profits

Novozymes announces the launch of the Spirizyme T Portfolio, an advanced suite of glucoamylase enzymes with trehalase and other yield enhancing