Thailand Agricultural Pesticide Imports Valued at 582 million USD in 3Q 2014

During the first three quarters of 2014,the total value of Thailand’s agricultural pesticide imports reached 581.9 million USD amounting to some 123,096 tons. In total 238 individual pesticide products were imported into Thailand. Almost 62% of all imports were herbicides, followed by fungicides at 18% and insecticides at 17%.

Thailand pesticide import

The value of herbicide importation was 359.9 million USD amounting to some 101,054 tons of product. Glyphosate-isopropyl ammonium was the most imported herbicide with a value of 122 million USD amounting to some 54,911 tons of product, followed by paraquat dichloride, ametryn and atrazine:

Top 10 Imported Herbicides in Thailand(Jan.-Sep. 2014)

Common Name

physical quantity(kg)

ai(kg)

Value(USD)

glyphosate-isopropylammonium

54,911,135.2

27,057,697.35

122,567,793.3

paraquat dichloride

18,399,551

7,913,592.08

74,510,443.08

ametryn

3,236,390

2,482,672.12

16,963,682.83

atrazine

3,406,962

2,903,362.9

14,942,558.4

2,4-D dimethyl ammonium

5,790,497

4,864,017.48

12,300,957.79

glyphosate ammonium salt

38,410

34,108.08

11,298,044.45

butachlor

2,212,245

1,780,166.25

10,247,025.24

oxadiazon

506,429.86

233,453.97

9,406,810.16

2,4-D sodium salt

2,426,031

2,304,729.45

8,365,011.65

diuron

1,380,764

1,104,612.05

6,922,621.734

Total

92,837,160.54

50,839,765.37

293,460,924.4

In total 7,772 tons of fungicides valued at about 108.3 million USD were imported. The top 2 most imported fungicides were difenoconazole and propiconazole, followed by azoxystrobin/difenoconazole combination, propineb, mancozeb and azoxystrobin, etc:

Top 10 Imported Fungicides in Thailand(Jan.-Sep. 2014)

Common Name

physical quantity(kg)

ai(kg)

Value(USD)

difenoconazole

326,522

304166

33,799,347.32

propiconazole

296,087

240,147.6

19,585,992.16

azoxystrobin+difenoconazole

206,938.5

67,255.01

8,049,149.102

propineb

752029

546,490.3

4,780,005.01

mancozeb

1,264,454

1,011,561.2

3,927,725.965

azoxystrobin

34,572.4

8,649.43

3,345,046.109

carbendazim

1,017,554

566,859.25

3,149,416.62

metalaxyl-M

31,680

11,088

2,772,312.59

copper hydroxide

380,375

292,867.38

2,371,826.01

metalaxyl

449163

111840.75

2,233,013.421

Total

4,759,375

3,160,924.92

84,013,834.31

A total of 10,428 tons of insecticides were imported valued at 97.92 million USD. In terms of total import value Dinotefuran was the most important insecticide. Imidacloprid and chlorpyrifos took the second and third place. Chlorantraniliprole was fourth place on the list:

 

Top 10 Imported Insecticides in Thailand(Jan.-Sep. 2014)

Common Name

physical quantity(kg)

ai(kg)

Value(USD)

dinotefuran

111,408

108,065.8

11,997,023

imidacloprid

294,223

172,015.5

8,413,287

chlorpyrifos

17,530,33

1,179,349

8,106,082

chlorantraniliprole

158,810

8,813.96

6,671,870

abamectin

1,791,308

34,107.69

6,370,786

fipronil

1,043,638

29,454.05

4,799,482

chlorantraniliprole+thiamethoxam

20790

8316

4,740,334

cypermethrin

539,093

449,893.8

4,714,868

carbosulfan

873,900

203,680

3,707,708

cartap hydrochloride

590,242

292,628.8

3,642,462

Total

7,176,445

2,486,324

63,163,902

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thailand Agricultural Pesticide Importation Report(Jan-Sep 2014)

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