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June 16, 2014
LG Chem said on Sunday that it is in the final stage of selecting a strategic partner to set up a new lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery joint venture manufacturing plant in China. The news...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/LG-Chem-to-form-Li-ion-battery-production-JV-in-China_61823.html
June 16, 2014
Manufacturing of concrete admixtures in the newly opened Jhagadia plant. Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says it today opened a new manufacturing facility at Jhagadia, Gujarat State, India...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Sika-opens-manufacturing-facility-and-R-and-D-center-in-India_61836.html
June 16, 2014
Gail India will cut its equity stake in ONGC Petro-additions’ (Opal, Vadodara) world-scale petrochemical project at Dahej, India, from 19.0% to 11.6 %, since the project faces...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Gails-stake-in-Opal-drops-since-project-faces-cost-overruns-and-delays_61827.html
June 13, 2014
China's mining authorities have increased the production quota of rare earth metals for 2014 to 105,000 m.t., about 12% higher than 2013's quota, reports say. The prior quota of 93,800...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Report-China-raises-rare-earth-production-quotas_61818.html
June 13, 2014
Petronas Chemicals Group (PCG; Kuala Lumpur) has completed divesting its entire 93.11% interest in Phu My Plastics and Chemical (PMPC; Vung Tau, Vietnam) to Asahi Glass and Mitsubishi...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Petronas-completes-sale-of-Vietnam-PVC-unit-to-Asahi-Glass-Mitsubishi-Corp-_61803.html
June 12, 2014
The Chinese government says that China is now the world's second-largest carbon trading market following the European Union (EU). According to data released by the National Development...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/China-becomes-worlds-second-largest-carbon-trading-market_61710.html
June 12, 2014
Clariant today held an official inauguration ceremony at its Tangerang, Indonesia, site. The project adds production capabilities and service support for its customers in Indonesia and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/indonesia/Clariant-inaugurates-major-expansion-at-Indonesian-site_61707.html
June 12, 2014
Clariant's chemical business in India says it today opened its new headquarters at the Reliable Tech Park in Navi Mumbai, which is on the outskirts of Mumbai. The new facility will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Clariant-opens-new-India-headquarters-at-Mumbai_61705.html
June 12, 2014
BASF says that it has today broken ground on a previously announced compounding plant at Yesan, South Korea, for the company’s engineering plastics Ultramid and Ultradur. The new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/BASF-breaks-ground-on-compounding-plant-in-South-Korea_61704.html
June 12, 2014
Meiji Holdings (Tokyo), through its Meiji Seika Pharma subsidiary, has agreed to acquire Bangalore, India based Medreich Ltd. Meiji agreed to pay $290 million for Medreich, which in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Meiji-to-acquire-Indian-contract-manufacturing-and-generic-drugs-firm-Medreich-for-$290-million_61717.html
June 12, 2014
The West Bengal government and The Chatterjee Group (TCG)—co-promoters of Haldia Petrochemicals (HPL; Kolkata), the only major producer of petrochemicals and polymers on the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Haldia-dispute-close-to-being-resolved-Indian-Oil-no-longer-interested_61708.html
June 11, 2014
Refiner and petrochemicals producer IRPC (Bangkok), formerly Thai Petrochemical Industry, said today that a fire at its vacuum gas oil hydrotreating unit (VGO/HT), which provides...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Fire-halts-production-at-petchem-complex-in-Thailand_61645.html
June 11, 2014
Indonesia has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO; Geneva) against antidumping measures that the European Union imposed last year on imports of biodiesel from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/indonesia/Indonesia-files-complaint-with-WTO-against-EU-biodiesel-antidumping-measures_61680.html
June 11, 2014
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical says it has decided to close permanently its ammonia plant based at Niigata City, Japan at the end of July 2015. The 132,000 m.t./year plant has been in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Mitsubishi-Gas-Chemical-to-close-Niigata-ammonia-plant_61670.html
June 11, 2014
Mitsui Chemicals Agro (Tokyo), the agrochemical subsidiary of Mitsui Chemicals, and BASF have signed an exclusive global development and license agreement for a new insecticide —...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Mitsui-Chemicals-and-BASF-sign-development-and-license-agreement-for-new-insecticide_61667.html
June 10, 2014
GE announced today that its advanced water treatment technology will help purify water at IRPC’s (Rayong, Thailand) combined heat and power (CHP) plant at Rayong. GE will use its...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/GE-to-provide-water-treatment-technology-to-Thailand-power-plant_61651.html
June 10, 2014
BASF has signed a memorandum of understanding with East China University of Science and Technology (Ecust) to jointly develop a training curriculum that helps to raise sustainability...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/BASF-and-Chinese-university-sign-MOU-covering-supplier-training-program_61640.html
June 10, 2014
Showa Denko says that its previously announced, new, 100,000-m.t./year ethyl acetate plant at the company’s production complex at Oita, Japan, started commercial operations...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Showa-Denko-starts-up-ethyl-acetate-plant-in-Japan_61637.html
June 9, 2014
ScinoPharm (Tainan, Taiwan), a company that develops and manufactures active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), says that it has signed a manufacturing contract with TaiGen...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/ScinoPharm-and-TaiGen-sign-API-manufacturing-deal_61619.html
June 9, 2014
The Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) has extended China’s antidumping measures for acetone imported from Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan for a further five years...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/China-extends-antidumping-measures-on-acetone-from-Japan-Singapore-South-Korea-and-Taiwan_61617.html
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