The Group and the Planting Industry Management Department, Ministry of Agriculture signed “Memorandum on Jointly Promoting Scientific Fertilization”. The two parties would conduct comprehensive cooperation with regards to setting and releasing fertilizer formulas, producing and supplying formula fertilizers, connecting the production and demand of formula fertilizers, promoting and training on scientific fertilization, and providing guidance to farmers on fertilization.
The Group and Dow AgroSciences (DAS) held the signing ceremony of Strategic Cooperation Agreement on Entrench Nitrogen Stabiliser in Beijing. DAS would authorize Sinofert to exclusively develop the marketing of Entrench Nitrogen Stabiliser in China.
The campaign to create demonstration counties for agronomic service – “Sinofert Devotion and Rural Dreams” and formula fertilization promotion through the cooperation between farmers and enterprises launched by the Group and the Planting Industry Management Department, Ministry of Agriculture was kicked off.
Mr. Wang Hong Jun succeeded Mr. Feng Zhi Bin as the Chief Executive Officer of the Group. Two patents of Sinochem Shandong Company Limited, a subsidiary of the Group, were authorized, i.e. “An Ammonia-acid Process of Direct Granulation in Producing Chelate Compound Fertilizer” and “A Spray Granulation Process of Producing Organic Chelate Compound Fertilizer”.
The Group sent a delegation to attend the 2014 FMB Asia Fertilizer Conference in Beijing. During the conference, the delegation exchanged views with major international producers and traders.
The Group hosted “Sinofert Day” with Canpotex in Shanghai. The two companies conducted in-depth discussions on the Chinese market situation and future cooperation.
The Group, the Planting Industry Management Department, Ministry of Agriculture, and National Agricultural Technology Extension and Service Center co-organized the kick-off ceremony of “Establishing Demonstration Counties for Formula Fertilization Promotion Through the Cooperation Between Farmers and Enterprises” in Yiyang, Hunan Province.
Sinochem Changshan Chemicals Co., Ltd. (“Sinochem Changshan”), a subsidiary of the Group, was shortlisted for the first group of enterprises in line with the Entry Requirement for the Synthetic Ammonia Industry by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
Wang Hong Jun, CEO of the Company, led a delegation of the Company to attend the 82nd International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA) Annual Conference in Sydney, Australia and conducted an in-depth exchanges with international suppliers and customers.
Sinochem Changshan, a subsidiary of the Company, was shortlisted for the first group of enterprises on Working Plans and Pilot Projects of Implementing Standards on Integrating Industrialization and Informatization by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
The science and technology initiative of “Double Growth 200” for corn in Northeast China and “The Third Sinochem Cup of King Corn Challenge” co-organized by the Group and the Ministry of Agriculture were kicked off.
Sinochem Yunlong Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of the Group, was granted the title of being one of the “4th Batch of National Green Mine Pilot Units”.
Sinochem Changshan, a subsidiary of the Group, was awarded “A Top Ten Company in Comprehensive Strength”, “Company of Technology Innovation”, “Company of Integrity” and “Products to Farmers’ Satisfaction” granted by the fertilizer and pesticide industry in Jilin Province in 2014.
Wang Hong Jun, CEO of the Company, led a delegation of the Company to attend The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) conference in San Francisco and conducted in-depth discussions with major global suppliers of potash, phosphate, and NPK, etc..
Sinochem Fertilizer, a subsidiary of the Group, and the Planting Industry Management Department, Ministry of Agriculture hosted Result Reviewing Meeting of the “Scientific Fertilization” Demonstration County in Longjiang County of Heilongjiang Province.
Sinochem Fertilizer, a subsidiary of the Group and China Minsheng Bank entered into an agreement on financial service, arranging the provision of financing services to the small and medium-sized customers and suppliers of the Company within a credit line of RMB2 billion.
The Board of Directors of the Company reviewed and approved the acquisition of the equity interests in Qinghai Salt Lake Industry Group Co., Ltd. held by Sinochem Corporation.
The laboratory of Sinochem Yantai Crop Nutrition Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of the Group, passed the review by China National Accreditation Service (CNAS) for Conformity Assessment.
A corn demonstration farm managed by the Group participated in the “Challenge Contest on the King of Corn” organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and achieved the high yield of 1,227.42kg per mu as tested by experts, realizing a yield breakthrough in the First Accumulated Temperature Zone.
Sinochem Fertilizer, a subsidiary of the Group, and China Guangfa Bank entered into “Strategic Cooperation Agreement Between Banks and Enterprises” in Beijing, arranging the provision of financing services to the Group’s small and medium-sized customers and suppliers within the credit line of RMB1.8 billion.
Sinochem Fertilizer, a subsidiary of the Group, and the Postal Savings Bank of China signed the Strategic Cooperation Agreement Between Banks and Enterprises in Beijing, arranged RMB10 billion credit line in the next three years to provide financing services for small and medium-sized customers and suppliers to the company.