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Everything involved in what is under consideration - usually used in the phrase the whole shebang. The male equivalent could be Hebang; the meaning of this could be?

Chinese chemicals manufacturer Hebang Biotechnology intends to invest $2 billion to build the world's biggest production base for the main raw material of a popular herbicide!

Hebang has penned an agreement with the municipal government of southwestern China to construct the base to make N-Phosphonomethyl aminodiacetic acid which is used to produce glyphosate.

The plant should create an annual capacity of 500,000 tons of PMIDA and construction should take 24 months.

Prices of the weed killer have surged in China after some of the outdated production facilities failed to meet tightening environmental protection standards.

Currently Hebang has an annual capacity of 150,000 tons of PMIDA and 50,000 tons of glyphosate, according to its website.


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