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Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C20.200 | Oct 2016

Cropping revenue: Subdued global prices have constrained the industry's recent performance

IBISWorld’s Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Nufarm UK Limited Nufarm UK Limited market share
Syngenta Ltd Syngenta Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • The industry has had to contend with stringent regulations in recent years
  • Burgeoning research costs have encouraged significant consolidation activity
  • The UK is likely to adhere to EU regulations, despite the vote to leave the European Union
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Pesticide and Other Agrochemical Manufacturing industry has been supported by the generally positive performance of the agriculture sector over the past five years, though industry revenue performance has been somewhat volatile. Chemical pesticides are an integral part of Britain's agriculture sector and play an important role in boosting production and productivity. The industry's product portfolio has evolved in line with technological advances, changing land use and use of pesticides overall. Manufacturers have strengthened their product ranges by providing intricately targeted options that treat specific crops and pests. The performance of the industry relies on a range of factors, the most important of which has historically been the level of downstream agricultural demand... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The East of England and the South East

Facilities are likely to be located near the nation's main agricultural areas, particularly those where intensive arable farming takes place. Some industry participants are close to end users due to the high volume nature of pesticide production and the transport costs associated with this. This largely explains the high number of establishments in the East and South East of England. These regions account for 17% and 13.5% of industry establishments respectively. Overall the industry is deemed to have a wide geographic spread.

The North West

A number of industry plants are located in the key chemical clusters, reflecting the interdependent nature of the chemical sector. The North West accounts for 15.5% o.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having marketing expertise
  • Production of premium goods/services
  • Management of seasonal production
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream demand from agriculture and Number of organic operators in the UK in the Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry covers firms that produce pesticides and other agrochemical products, which are generally known as crop-protection products. Predominantly used in the agricultural and horticultural industries, such products play an important role in maintaining the quality, consistency and affordability of food and plants grown in the United Kingdom.

    Industry Products
    HerbicidesFungicidesDisinfectantsRodenticidesInsecticidesPlant growth regulators
    Industry Activities
    Insecticide, rodenticide, fungicide, herbicide, acaricide, molluscicide and biocideAnti-sprouting product and plant-growth regulatorDisinfectant for agricultural useOther agrochemical product

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Downstream demand from agriculture
  • Number of organic operators in the UK
  • Agricultural income
  • Public concern over environmental issues
  • Current Performance
  • Product changes
  • Industry consolidation
  • Regulation changes
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • EU regulations
  • Industry innovation
  • Table: Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing
  • Vegetable Growing
  • Flower & Plant Growing
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Industrial Gas Manufacturing
  • Soap & Detergent Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Herbicides
  • Fungicides
  • Disinfectants
  • Rodenticides
  • Insecticides
  • Other
  • Plant growth regulators
  • Chart: Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Agricultural and horticulture sectors
  • Households
  • Industrial and forestry sectors
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Nufarm UK Limited
    Syngenta UK Limited
  • Table: Nufarm UK Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Syngenta UK Limited - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Pesticide & Other Agrochemical Manufacturing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
  • Pesticides used specifically to control unwanted mites.
  • Bio-Pesticides
  • Plant-protection products that contain biological control agents including microbials, pheromones and plant extracts.
  • Formulation
  • A pesticide formulation is a mixture of chemicals designed to control a pest.
  • Fungicide
  • A product used to control unwanted fungal diseases in plants.
  • Herbicide
  • A product used to control unwanted vegetation.
  • Insecticide
  • A pesticide used to control unwanted insects.
  • Soft Pesticide
  • A pesticide used in conjunction with an integrated pest control programme that relies on beneficial insects and mites. The pesticide has a minimal effect on the beneficial insects and mites.

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