Chemical Quarterly - 2012 Q2
Commercial seed in China. Plow and plant today for harvesting tomorrow
Deloitte China Chemical sector team will release Chemical Quarterly on a regular basis to share forward-looking points-of-view on numerous business lines such as materials science, crop science and environmental science etc.
This edition focuses on China's commercial seed industry with in-depth analysis. The article indicates that China's commercial seed sector is attractive and promising, yet active Chinese players need to ramp up urgently R&D in biotech seeds to anticipate increasing penetration of foreign products despite high entry barriers.
- Growing market demand, with low penetration of biotech seeds
- Highly fragmented industry with consolidation underway
- R&D as the key lever for Chinese players to capture future value