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January 14, 2015
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) today announced that it has pulled out of an agreement to acquire Sasa Polyester Sanayi (Adana, Turkey), a leading polyester and polyethylene terephthalate...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Indorama-ends-plan-to-acquire-Turkish-firm-Sasa-Polyester-Sanayi_66809.html
January 13, 2015
Badger Licensing today announced that it has licensed its bisphenol-A (BPA) technology to Lihuayi Weiyuan Chemical Co. The process will be used in a 120,000-m.t./year grassroots BPA...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Badger-licenses-bisphenol-A-technology-to-China_66796.html
January 13, 2015
Reliance Industries has appointed industry veteran Vipul Shah as the company’s COO. Shah, 55, was previously chairman and CEO of Dow India. He has worked at Dow for 25...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Reliance-Industries-taps-Dow-executive-for-post-of-COO_66789.html
January 13, 2015
AMEC Foster Wheeler says that it has been awarded a three-year project management contract by Shenhua Ningxia Coal Group for the coal-chemical by-product deep processing complex...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/AMEC-Foster-Wheeler-wins-contract-for-coal-to-chemicals-project-in-China_66776.html
January 13, 2015
Teijin today announced that it and Yoshiro Tajitsu, of the faculty of engineering science at Kansai University (Suita, Japan), have developed the world’s first polylactic acid...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Teijin-and-Kansai-University-develop-worlds-first-piezoelectric-fabrics-for-wearable-devices_66780.html
January 13, 2015
Spot aromatics prices fell in Asia for a second day running today. Offers dropped below late yesterday's bids as crude futures stood at lows of more than five-and-a-half years. This...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Aromatics-markets-continue-to-sink-in-Asia-as-weak-crude-leads-to-offer-cuts_66777.html
January 13, 2015
Mitsui Chemicals announced today that one of its former employees has been found criminally negligent in the 22 April 2012 accident at its Iwakuni-Ohtake resorcinol plant at Waki...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Former-Mitsui-Chemicals-employee-found-negligent-in-2012-resorcinol-plant-accident_66775.html
January 13, 2015
Canpotex (Saskatoon, SK), the potash export cartel owned by Agrium, Mosaic, and PotashCorp, says that it has entered into a three-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Sinofert...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Canpotex-signs-potash-supply-deal-with-Sinofert_66771.html
January 13, 2015
China has raised the consumption tax on a range of oil-related products, effective today, the Ministry of Finance (Beijing) says. The tax for products such as gasoline, lubricants, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/China-hikes-consumption-tax-on-oil-products_66766.html
January 12, 2015
Axalta and Shanghai Kinlita Chemical have signed a joint-venture agreement aimed at producing and selling coatings into China’s commercial truck market. Financial details of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Axalta-enters-into-truck-coatings-joint-venture-in-China_66765.html
January 12, 2015
PCC Rokita (Brzeg Dolny, Poland) says it has concluded a 50-50 joint venture agreement with IRPC Polyols (Bangkok) for the sale of polyols and polyurethane systems in China, India, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Polish-Thai-firms-create-polyol-sales-JV_66749.html
January 12, 2015
Spot prices for aromatics fell again in Asia today, threatening to dip below the 67–70-month weekly lows recorded last week, as volatile Brent crude futures fell below $49/bbl in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Asia-aromatics-prices-threaten-to-outstrip-70-month-lows-as-crude-falls-again_66737.html
January 12, 2015
Pucheng Clean Energy Chemical (PCEC) has started up a polyethylene (PE) plant in Shaanxi Province, China, says the plant's contractor, Wison Engineering (Shanghai). The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Chinese-firm-start-up-PE-plant_66734.html
January 12, 2015
Woodside Energy (Perth, Australia) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Adani Enterprises (Ahmedabad, India) to develop liquefied natural gas (LNG) business...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Woodside-signs-deal-with-Adani-to-develop-LNG-business-opportunities_66732.html
January 9, 2015
Nippon Shokubai says that, at the end of 2014, the company stopped manufacturing operations at its production site at Suita, Japan. Nippon Shokubai plans to construct a new R&D...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Nippon-Shokubai-closes-Suita-plant-to-build-research-facility-at-the-site_66706.html
January 9, 2015
Chandra Asri (Jakarta) is operating its naphtha cracker and butadiene extraction unit at Cilegon, Indonesia, at reduced rates, after the cracker was restarted on 29 December...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/indonesia/Chandra-Asri-runs-cracker-butadiene-plant-at-reduced-rates-after-restart_66705.html
January 8, 2015
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement with subsidiaries of Polyplex (Gautam Buddh Nagar, India) located in Singapore and Turkey, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Indorama-to-acquire-another-PET-plant-in-Turkey_66662.html
January 8, 2015
Qatar Liquefied Gas Co. (Qatargas) has delivered its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipment to PTT (Bangkok), Pailin Chuchottaworn, president and CEO of PTT, said today. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Qatargas-delivers-first-LNG-shipment-to-PTT_66641.html
January 8, 2015
Japan imported 55,827 m.t. of natural rubber in November, 12.9% lower versus 64,075 m.t. in October, The Rubber Trade Association of Japan (RTAJ) says. Oversupply concerns continued to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Japan-imports-less-natural-rubber-in-November-synthetic-rubber-imports-mostly-up_66639.html
January 8, 2015
TPOZ's production facility at Zhangjiagang, China. Mitsui & Co. and Kuala Lumpur Kepong (KLK; Ipoh, Malaysia), a company involved in palm plantation and oleochemicals, say that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Mitsui-and-Co-to-invest-in-Kuala-Lumpur-Kepongs-oleochemicals-project-in-China_66644.html
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