“In the past 20 years, profound changes have taken place in global agrochemical industry. The past 20 years are the fast-developing years of Chinese agrochemical industry. Over the last 20 years, the primary business volume of Chinese petrochemical industry has increased from Yuan554.8 billion in 1999 to Yuan16.4 trillion in 2018 while that of Chinese fertilizer increased from Yuan11 billion in 1999 to Yuan308 billion in 2017. Moreover, innovation capability and environmental compliance have both increased constantly. Meanwhile, the new-generation IT technology, smart manufacture and China’s quality improvement initiatives have all developed and contributed to the changes of Chinese agrochemical industry, which guide China’s agrochemical industry development towards a promising future,” said on March 4 as a summary of Chinese agrochemical industry development over the last 20 years, by Zhao Jungui, the vice chairman and secretary general of China Petroleum Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF) at the plenary meeting of the 20th CAC, Shanghai.