Fertilizers in China

Demand for fertilizers in China will be supported by a growth in the amount of sown areas, the rise in income levels for rural farmers, and government subsidies to encourage additional use.

Demand to grow 3.3% per annum through 2015

Demand for fertilizers in China is forecast to increase 3.3 percent per annum through 2015 to 262 million metric tons. Sales of fertilizers will be supported by healthy expansion of agricultural activities as the amount of sown areas continues to grow and rural income levels rise. Farmers will continue to register steadily increasing incomes, the result of growing crop prices and government subsidies designed to supplement their revenues and reduce their material costs. Subsidies aimed directly at cutting the cost of fertilizers will encourage additional use. In addition, rising crop prices have encouraged farmers to invest in fertilizers to further boost crop yields. Advances will also be driven by increases in the hectarage of sown land dedicated to growing cash crops. However, increasing demand for organic food and improved understanding of the correct application of fertilizers will prevent demand from rising at a faster pace.

In value terms, fertilizer demand is expected to grow 6.0 percent per year to 548 billion yuan, outpacing gains in volume terms. Faster value growth will be driven by strong demand for highervalue multi-nutrient fertilizers. In addition, advances will be supported by continued growth in fertilizer prices as the cost of natural gas, oil, coal, and other raw materials continues to increase.

Fertilizer nutrients to rise 4.4% yearly through 2015

Demand for fertilizer nutrients in China is projected to grow 4.4 percent annually through 2015 to 98.1 million metric tons. Nutrient demand will be stimulated by increasing use of higher nutrient level products as income levels grow in rural areas in China. In addition, government efforts to promote multi-nutrient fertilizers will also support gains in fertilizer nutrient demand. Accounting for more than three-fourths of total fertilizer demand in 2010, single-nutrient fertilizers will remain the larger product type through 2015, despite a relatively low growth rate of 2.1 percent per year. Sales of singlenutrient fertilizers will continue to be supported by their relatively low prices. Multi-nutrient fertilizer demand will post a strong annual growth rate of 7.3 percent through 2015, fortified by government efforts to promote their utilization.

Central-South, Central-East regions to remain largest

The size, growth and composition of fertilizer demand in the six regions that make up China vary considerably. The Central-South and Central-East will remain the two largest regional fertilizer markets. Due to the comparatively high income levels in the Central-South and Central-East -- which enable residents to afford more expensive food items -- demand for cash crops such as fruits and vegetables will rise in these regions, which in turn will fuel demand for fertilizer. Sales in the Northeast and Northwest regions will outpace the average through 2015, benefiting from the Great Western Development Strategy, the Northeast Revitalization Policy, and increasing income levels for farmers.

Study Scope

This study analyzes the 22.5 million metric ton agricultural fertilizer industry in China. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by product (e.g., single-nutrient fertilizers, multi-nutrient fertilizers), crop (e.g., rice, corn, wheat, fruit, soybean) and geographic region.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 22 industry participants, including Sinochem, Yunnan Yuntianhua, and Hubei Yihua.

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  1. Fertilizers in China

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    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

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    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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      1. Table | FERTILIZER DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

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      1. 3.1 General

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      2. 3.2 Economic Overview

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        1. 3.2.1 Recent Economic Performance

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        2. 3.2.2 Economic Outlook

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          1. Table | GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT OF CHINA

      3. 3.3 Demographic Overview

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        1. Table | POPULATION OF CHINA (million person)

      4. 3.4 Currency Exchange Rates

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        1. Table | CURRENCY EXCHANGE RATES, 2000-2010 (yuan per foreign currency)

      5. 3.5 Agricultural Sector Outlook

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        1. 3.5.1 Sown Land Outlook

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          1. Table | SOWN LAND IN CHINA BY CROP (million hectares)

        2. 3.5.2 Crop Output

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          1. Table | SELECTED CROP OUTPUT IN CHINA (million metric tons)

        3. 3.5.3 Agricultural Value Added

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          1. Table | AGRICULTURAL VALUE ADDED IN CHINA (billion yuan)

      6. 3.6 Rural Residents' Income & Expenditures

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        1. Table | RURAL RESIDENT INCOME & EXPENDITURES IN CHINA, 2000-2010 (yuan/person)

      7. 3.7 Crop Price Trends, 2000-2010

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        1. Table | CROP PRICES IN CHINA, 2000-2010 (yuan/50kg)

      8. 3.8 Policies & Regulations

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      9. 3.9 The Twelfth Five-Year Plan

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    4. 4 FERTILIZER OVERVIEW

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      1. 4.1 General

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        1. Table | FERTILIZER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA BY TYPE (000 metric tons)

      2. 4.2 Nutrient Content in Fertilizers

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        1. Table | FERTILIZER NUTRIENT DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons -- nutrient content)

      3. 4.3 Pricing

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        1. Table | SELECTED FERTILIZER PRICING IN CHINA (yuan/metric ton)

      4. 4.4 Foreign Trade

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        1. Table | CHINESE FOREIGN TRADE IN FERTILIZERS (000 metric tons)

        2. 4.4.1 Exports

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          1. Table | FERTILIZER EXPORTS IN CHINA BY TYPE & DESTINATION, 2006-2010 (000 metric tons)

        3. 4.4.2 Imports

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          1. Table | FERTILIZER IMPORTS IN CHINA BY TYPE & SOURCE, 2006-2010 (000 metric tons)

      5. 4.5 World Overview

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    5. 5 SINGLE-NUTRIENT FERTILIZERS

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      1. 5.1 General

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        1. Table | SINGLE-NUTRIENT FERTILIZER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

      2. 5.2 Nutrient Content

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        1. Table | SINGLE-NUTRIENT FERTILIZER NUTRIENT DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons -- nutrient content)

      3. 5.3 Nitrogen Fertilizers

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        1. 5.3.1 Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | NITROGEN FERTILIZER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

        2. 5.3.2 Demand by Type

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          1. Table | NITROGEN FERTILIZER DEMAND IN CHINA BY TYPE (000 metric tons)

          2. Table | UREA FERTILIZER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

          3. Table | AMMONIUM BICARBONATE FERTILIZER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

          4. Table | AMMONIUM SULFATE SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

          5. Table | AMMONIUM NITRATE FERTILIZER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

          6. Table | OTHER NITROGEN FERTILIZER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

        3. 5.3.3 Demand by Crop

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          1. Table | NITROGEN FERTILIZER NUTRIENT DEMAND IN CHINA BY CROP (000 metric tons -- nitrogen content)

      4. 5.4 Phosphate Fertilizers

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        1. 5.4.1 Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | PHOSPHATE FERTILIZER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

        2. 5.4.2 Demand by Type

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          1. Table | PHOSPHATE FERTILIZER DEMAND IN CHINA BY TYPE (000 metric tons)

          2. Table | SUPERPHOSPHATE FERTILIZER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

          3. Table | OTHER PHOSPHATE FERTILIZER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

        3. 5.4.3 Demand by Crop

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          1. Table | PHOSPHATE FERTILIZER NUTRIENT DEMAND IN CHINA BY CROP(000 metric tons -- phosphate content)

      5. 5.5 Potash Fertilizers

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        1. 5.5.1 Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | POTASH FERTILIZER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

        2. 5.5.2 Demand by Type

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          1. Table | POTASH FERTILIZER DEMAND IN CHINA BY TYPE (000 metric tons)

          2. Table | POTASSIUM CHLORIDE FERTILIZER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

          3. Table | POTASSIUM SULFATE FERTILIZER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

          4. Table | OTHER POTASH FERTILIZERS SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

        3. 5.5.3 Demand by Crop

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          1. Table | POTASH FERTILIZER NUTRIENT DEMAND IN CHINA BY CROP (000 metric tons -- potash content)

    6. 6 MULTI-NUTRIENT FERTILIZERS

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      1. 6.1 General

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        1. Table | MULTI-NUTRIENT FERTILIZER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

      2. 6.2 Nutrient Content

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        1. Table | MULTI-NUTRIENT FERTILIZER NUTRIENT DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons -- nutrient content)

      3. 6.3 Nitrogen-Phosphate-Potash Fertilizers

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        1. 6.3.1 Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | NITROGEN-PHOSPHATE-POTASH FERTILIZER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

        2. 6.3.2 Demand by Crop

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          1. Table | NITROGEN-PHOSPHATE-POTASH FERTILIZER NUTRIENT DEMAND N CHINA BY CROP (000 metric tons -- nutrient content)

      4. 6.4 Nitrogen-Phosphate Fertilizers

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        1. 6.4.1 Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | NITROGEN-PHOSPHATE FERTILIZER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

        2. 6.4.2 Demand by Crop

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          1. Table | NITROGEN-PHOSPHATE FERTILIZER NUTRIENT DEMAND N CHINA BY CROP (000 metric tons -- nutrient content)

      5. 6.5 Other Multi-Nutrient Fertilizers

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        1. 6.5.1 Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | OTHER MULTI-NUTRIENT FERTILIZER SUPPLY & DEMAND IN CHINA (000 metric tons)

        2. 6.5.2 Demand by Crop

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          1. Table | OTHER MULTI-NUTRIENT FERTILIZER NUTRIENT DEMAND IN CHINA BY CROP (000 metric tons -- nutrient content)

    7. 7 FERTILIZER NUTRIENT DEMAND BY CROP

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      1. 7.1 General

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        1. Table | FERTILIZER NUTRIENT DEMAND IN CHINA BY CROP (000 metric tons --.nutrient content)

      2. 7.2 Vegetables

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        1. Table | VEGETABLE MARKET FOR FERTILIZER NUTRIENTS IN CHINA (000 metric tons -- nutrient content)

      3. 7.3 Rice

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        1. Table | RICE MARKET FOR FERTILIZER NUTRIENTS IN CHINA (000 metric tons --.nutrient content)

      4. 7.4 Corn

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        1. Table | CORN MARKET FOR FERTILIZER NUTRIENTS IN CHINA (000 metric tons --.nutrient content)

      5. 7.5 Wheat

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        1. Table | WHEAT MARKET FOR FERTILIZER NUTRIENTS IN CHINA (000 metric tons -- nutrient content)

      6. 7.6 Fruits

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        1. Table | FRUIT MARKET FOR FERTILIZER NUTRIENTS IN CHINA (000 metric tons --.nutrient content)

      7. 7.7 Soybeans

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        1. Table | SOYBEAN MARKET FOR FERTILIZER NUTRIENTS IN CHINA (000 metric tons -- nutrient content)

      8. 7.8 Other Crops

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        1. Table | OTHER CROP MARKET FOR FERTILIZER NUTRIENTS IN CHINA (000 metric tons -- nutrient content)

    8. 8 REGIONAL TRENDS

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      1. 8.1 General

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      2. 8.2 Regional Demographic & Economic Trends

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        1. 8.2.1 Population Patterns

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          1. Table | POPULATION OF CHINA BY REGION (million persons)

        2. 8.2.2 Economic Outlook

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          1. Table | GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT OF CHINA BY REGION (billion yuan)

      3. 8.3 Regional Crop Production

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        1. Table | CROP OUTPUT IN CHINA BY REGION (million metric tons)

      4. 8.4 Regional Sown Land

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        1. Table | SOWN LAND IN CHINA BY REGION (million hectares)

      5. 8.5 Regional Demand for Fertilizers

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        1. Table | FERTILIZER DEMAND IN CHINA BY REGION (000 metric tons)

        2. 8.5.1 Central-North

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          1. Table | CENTRAL-NORTH REGION OF CHINA: FERTILIZER DEMAND

        3. 8.5.2 Northeast

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          1. Table | NORTHEAST REGION OF CHINA: FERTILIZER DEMAND

        4. 8.5.3 Central-East

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          1. Table | CENTRAL-EAST REGION OF CHINA: FERTILIZER DEMAND

        5. 8.5.4 Central-South

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          1. Table | CENTRAL-SOUTH REGION OF CHINA: FERTILIZER DEMAND

        6. 8.5.5 Southwest

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          1. Table | SOUTHWEST REGION OF CHINA: FERTILIZER DEMAND

        7. 8.5.6 Northwest

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          1. Table | NORTHWEST REGION OF CHINA: FERTILIZER DEMAND

    9. 9 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

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      1. 9.1 General

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      2. 9.2 Industry Composition

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        1. Table | FERTILIZER SALES BY COMPANY IN CHINA, 2010 (million yuan)

      3. 9.3 Market Share

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      4. 9.4 Marketing & Distribution

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      5. 9.5 Manufacturing

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      6. 9.6 Foreign Participation in China

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        1. 9.6.1 Legal & Regulatory Issues

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        2. 9.6.2 Joint Ventures

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        3. 9.6.3 Wholly Owned Foreign Enterprises

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        4. 9.6.4 Representative Offices

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      7. 9.7 Company Profiles

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        1. 9.7.1 China BlueChemical Limited

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        2. 9.7.2 China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation

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        3. 9.7.3 Guizhou Kailin Group Company Limited

          $91.00

        4. 9.7.4 Hubei Newyangfeng Fertilizer Company Limited

          $106.00

        5. 9.7.5 Hubei Sanonda Company Limited

          $82.00

        6. 9.7.6 Hubei Yihua Group LLC

          $158.00

        7. 9.7.7 Luxi Chemical Group Company Limited

          $82.00

        8. 9.7.8 Nanjing Redsun Company Limited

          $98.00

        9. 9.7.9 Qinghai Salt Lake Potash Company Limited

          $82.00

        10. 9.7.10 Shandong Lianmeng Chemical Group Company Limited

          $82.00

        11. 9.7.11 Shandong Lubei Enterprise Group General Company

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        12. 9.7.12 Shanxi Lanhua Sci-Tech Venture Company Limited

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        13. 9.7.13 Shanxi Tianji Coal Chemical Industry Group Company Limited

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        14. 9.7.14 Sichuan Chemical Industry Holding Group Company Limited

          $82.00

        15. 9.7.15 Sichuan Hongda Company Limited

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        16. 9.7.16 Sinochem Group

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        17. 9.7.17 Tonghua Group

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        18. 9.7.18 Wengfu Group Company Limited

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        19. 9.7.19 Xiyang Fertilizer Industry Company Limited

          $82.00

        20. 9.7.20 Yankuang Group Company Limited

          $82.00

        21. 9.7.21 Yunnan Coal Chemical Industry Group Company Limited

          $82.00

        22. 9.7.22 Yunnan Yuntianhua Company Limited

          $100.00

      8. 9.8 Other Companies Mentioned in Study

        $82.00

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