China: China Releases Regulations on Pesticide Management

On March 16, the State Council released the “Regulations on the Management of Pesticides” (State Council Decree 677). These Regulations pertain to the registration, production, distribution and use of pesticides. These were first promulgated in 1997 as State Council Decree 216, and later revised in 2001. Please note that the revised regulations are considered final and will be implemented on June 1, 2017. Prepared in cooperation with CropLife China, this report provides an unofficial translation of the standard. 

China: China Releases Regulations on Pesticide Management