IHS Chemical Week

Archives :: World News and Views :: Asia/Pacific

Displaying 141 - 160 of 5776 stories.
October 9, 2014
Celanese and Indian Oil (New Delhi) have agreed to explore partnering to build a fuel ethanol plant at Paradip, India. The plant, based on Celanese’s TCX technology, would use petroleum coke from Indian Oil’s refineries as the key feedstock. Other locations in India will also be investigated, the companies say....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Celanese-Indian-Oil-explore-fuel-ethanol-project_64397.html
October 9, 2014
Europe's styrene monomer market is facing supply constraints and a potential price spike. Europe's spot styrene prices have risen sharply since an 2 October close of $1,515-1,530/m.t...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Supply-constraints-tightening-styrene-but-demand-remains-weak_64378.html
October 9, 2014
The Indian Fertilizer Ministry (New Delhi) has devised a new urea investment policy aimed at speeding up expansion of the sector and, at the same time, avoiding duplication and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/India-devises-new-urea-investment-policy-to-avoid-overcapacity_64364.html
October 8, 2014
Active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturer ScinoPharm (Tainan, Taiwan) tells CW that the changes in the Japanese pharmaceutical market present significant opportunities for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/CPhI-ScinoPharm-looks-to-tap-Japanese-market_64357.html
October 8, 2014
India has imposed definitive antidumping duties on phenol imports from the United States and Taiwan, India's Ministry of Finance has announced. This duty, effective retroactively from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/India-imposes-definitive-antidumping-duties-on-US-Taiwan-phenol-exports_64281.html
October 7, 2014
A123 Systems, a developer and manufacturer of advanced Nanophosphate lithium-ion batteries and systems, today announced that it recently completed selling its facilities that produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Johnson-Matthey-acquires-battery-business-in-China_64318.html
October 7, 2014
BASF's India arm today inaugurated its large-scale chemical manufacturing complex at Dahej, Gujarat State, India. The company invested 10 billion Indian rupees ($162.97 million) in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/BASF-inaugurates-its-largest-manufacturing-complex-in-India_64312.html
October 7, 2014
Mitsui Chemicals has established a branch that will serve as the marketing hub for the functional polymeric materials expansion strategy in the South Korean market. The new base brings...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Mitsui-Chemicals-establishes-marketing-base-in-South-Korea_64310.html
October 6, 2014
HFO-1234yf, a hydrofluoroolefin-based refrigerant, will be used in 7 million automobiles by 2015 as refrigerants currently used in mobile air-conditioning (MAC) systems are phased out...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/DuPont-New-refrigerant-to-be-in-7-million-cars-by-2015_64294.html
October 3, 2014
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says that it has restructured the businesses of some of its subsidiaries in the Netherlands and the United States to improve operational and fiscal...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Indorama-restructures-subsidiaries_64256.html
October 2, 2014
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC; Tokyo) said today that it will quit the purified terephthalic acid (PTA) business at the end of March 2015. MGC and Toyobo are partners in Mizushima...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Mitsubishi-Gas-Chemical-to-quit-PTA-business-p-xylene-plants-future-questionable_64230.html
October 2, 2014
Zeon (Tokyo) is increasing the price of its Quintone hydrocarbon resins by 5–7%, equivalent to $220/m.t., effective 15 October 2015. The price will rise to about $4,400/m.t., the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Zeon-hikes-prices-of-hydrocarbon-resins_64224.html
October 1, 2014
National Oxygen (Singapore), a subsidiary of Taiyo Nippon Sanso; and Neste Oil have agreed to install a carbon dioxide (CO2) recovery and liquefaction plant at Neste's renewable diesel...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/singapore/Neste-to-recover-carbon-dioxide-at-Singapore-refinery_64216.html
October 1, 2014
Crop protection company Adama Agricultural Solutions, formerly Makhteshim Agan, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Chinese businesses of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Adama-acquires-Chinese-agchem-makers_64205.html
October 1, 2014
Zuari Fertilizers & Chemicals today posted a formal offer to buy the controlling stake in Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers (MCF) on the Bombay Stock Exchange.The offer...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Deepak-Fertilisers-and-Zuari-Group-intensify-battle-for-control-of-Mangalore-Chemicals-and-Fertilizers_64199.html
October 1, 2014
Eleven Japanese energy and engineering firms today established a new company to participate in the exploratory production of methane hydrate, a new and potentially game-changing energy...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Japanese-firms-form-new-company-to-aid-test-production-of-offshore-methane-hydrate_64196.html
October 1, 2014
Scientex (Shah Alam, Malaysia) will invest more than 300 million Malaysian ringgit ($91.6 billion) over the next three years to expand biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Malaysian-Japanese-alliance-eyeing-big-share-of-Asian-packaging-film-market-with-large-investment_64191.html
October 1, 2014
Agricultural chemical firm Nufarm (Melbourne) and technology firm Phytech (Kibbutz Yad Mordechai, Israel) have entered into an agreement to jointly develop a proprietary plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Nufarm-and-Israeli-firm-to-develop-plant-monitoring-technology_64190.html
October 1, 2014
Punmeechaow starts today Supattanapong Punmeechaow, 55, today takes over as president and CEO at PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok), Thailand’s largest chemical company. He was...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/New-president-CEO-of-PTT-Global-Chemical-takes-over-today_64189.html
October 1, 2014
Nippon Shokubai today confirmed plans to expand superabsorbent polymers (SAP) production capacity at the company’s Himeji, Japan site, in order to meet strong growth in global...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Nippon-Shokubai-confirms-plan-to-expand-SAP-capacity-at-Himeji_64179.html
Pages: « Previous  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 [8] 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Next »










 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2014 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa