Review of China’s Mancozeb Performance in 2012

Mancozeb is used to protect many fruit, vegetable, nut and field crops against a wide spectrum of fungal diseases, including potato blight, leaf spot, scab (on apples and pears), and rust (on roses). It is also used for seed treatment of cotton, potatoes, corn, safflower, sorghum, peanuts, tomatoes, flax, and cereal grains.


Market and key manufacturers

 Sales of mancozeb rose by 8.8% to record high of $ 620 million in 2011. As of the end of 2011, the global mancozeb capacity is about 205,000 tons (off 80% ai.), of which, 150,000 tons are produced by international producers and 51, 000 tons are produced by domestic producers.  The global output reached 140,000 tonnes against the sales volume of 135,000 tonnes.

China produced 45,000 tonnes mancozeb against sales volume of 44,000 tonnes , among which 35,000 tonnes for export in 2011. Markets for export include Europe, Africa, Asia and North America.

Key manufactures include the largest producer, UPL, Sabero, Indofil and domestic producers, Linmin Chemical, Hebei Shuangji Chemical, Dow(China), Nantong Baoye and Xi’an MPC Stock.



Price tendency

Mancozeb price remained some Yuan 22,000 /ton in 2012.


 Registered formulation

 Mancozeb is available as dusts, liquids, water dispersible granules, as wettable powders, and as ready-to-use formulations.

From 2012 China mancozeb product report issued by CCPIA

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