Links to Wuhan Municipality: The ratings on HBST are credit-linked to Wuhan Municipality, reflecting Hubei Province's ownership via the Wuhan HTDZ Management Committee, and the municipality's direct control and strong support of HBST.
Status, Ownership and Control 'Very Strong': Fitch assesses this attribute as 'Very Strong', based on the Wuhan and Hubei governments' oversight of HBST. HBST is 81.55%-owned by the Wuhan HTDZ Management Committee, a department under Hubei Province, but is ultimately controlled by the Wuhan Municipality.
Support Track Record 'Strong': The Wuhan HTDZ, and the Wuhan and Hubei governments have provided financial support to HBST, including financial subsidies, asset and capital injections, and debt swaps.
Socio-Political Implications 'Moderate': HBST's key mission is urban development within the Wuhan HTDZ, including infrastructure and social housing construction.
The results of the present project revealed that Tribolum castaneum (Hbst.) can be controlled effectively with 500 ppm concentration of phsophine gas at 5 days exposure period which produced almost 100 percent mortality of Tribolium castaneum (Hbst.).
- For the conduction of experiment the adults of Tribolium castaneum (Hbst.) were collected from two different localities, Dera Ghazi Khan and Rajanpur, The specimens collected from each particular locality were pooled together and designated as one strain.
Different strains of Tribolium castaneum (Hbst.) collected from different localities were reared for one generation in order to obtain homogenous progeny.
With Outlook Stable, Fitch believes HBST and the Wuhan East Lake High-Tech Development Zone (Wuhan HTDZ), the zone in which the company operates, are strategically important to the Wuhan Municipality.
It assigned HBST's proposed senior unsecured US dollar notes an expected rating of 'BBB+(EXP)'.
Status, Ownership and Control 'Very Strong': Fitch assesses the attribute as 'Very Strong', based on the Wuhan and Hubei governments' oversight of HBST. HBST is 81.55% owned by the Wuhan HTDZ Management Committee, a department under Hubei Province, but is ultimately controlled by the Wuhan Municipality.
Fitch published an exposure draft on new criteria for government-related entities on 27 November 2017, which would apply to HBST if adopted as criteria.
The important insect pests of stored cereals in Pakistan include Tribolium castaneum (Hbst
.) (Red flour beetle), Rhizopertha dominica (F.) (Lesser grain borer), Sitophilus oryzae (L.) (Rice weevil), Trogoderma granarium Everts (Khapra beetle) and Sitotroga cerealella (Oliv.) (Angumois grain moth) (Iqbal et al., 1992).