Level of Fake Pesticides in Russia Doubles

Jun 23 2010 - 11:32

The amount of counterfeit pesticides used in Russia has doubled in the last few years and is now among the highest in the world, reports agroru.com, a Russian agricultural portal.

According to the Russian Union of Manufacturers of Crop Protection Products (RUMCPP) estimates, the share of counterfeit pesticides in Russia ranges from 15 to 30 percent whereas in 2006 it was 10 percent. The value of counterfeit pesticides is estimated to be approximately USD 85,000,000 (EUR 69,000,000).

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Source: Agroru.com

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