According to Weichen SHI, Chairman of China’s Fermentation Industry Association, major products such as yeast , amino acids, organic acids and enzymes continued a double-digit growth. Starch sugar production was about half (12 million tons), amino acid production 4 million tons, organic acids 1,6 million tons, polyol production 1.6 million tons, and enzyme production 1.1 million tons. Exports showed significant growth with 3.28 million tons, an increase of 13.2 % over 2012.

China Bio news release, May 8, 2014