U.S. Crop Protection Facing Unprecedented Challenges

U.S. Crop Protection Facing Unprecedented Challenges

The U.S. agricultural chemicals market has experienced significant issues in the wake of the pandemic, from supply chain disruptions and labor shortages to increased regulatory pressure and supplier and distributor consolidation. Agricultural distributors and retailers must be able to compete in a constantly and rapidly changing market, plus offer new solutions to current challenges, including:

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India's Electrifying Journey Toward EV Adoption

India’s Electrifying Journey Toward EV Adoption

Long gone are the days when the electric vehicle (EV) “revolution” in India was considered mere buzz; the moment has clearly arrived. Sales of electric vehicles in India doubled in 2021 compared to 2019. Automotive players have made tremendous investments in setting up dedicated EV capacities, particularly in the two-wheeler segment. Numerous private players have also invested — and are continuing to invest — in infrastructure to support EV charging and/or battery swapping. Further, favorable policies by the central and state governments are creating an environment that will help drive EV sales. Against this backdrop, we provide an update on EV manufacturing, charging infrastructure, battery swapping, government policies and subsidies, and acceptance by Indian consumers.

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