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December 17, 2014
Umicore (Brussels) says that it will construct a facility at the Hemaraj industrial estate in Thailand for the production of emission-control catalysts for light-duty vehicles. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Umicore-to-build-automotive-catalyst-facility-in-Thailand_66225.html
December 17, 2014
BASF subsidiary BASF India (Mumbai) says that a Würth (Künzelsau, Germany) subsidiary headquartered in Navi Mumbai, India, will take over the import, distribution...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/BASF-and-Wurth-team-up-for-automotive-refinish-coatings-business-in-India_66224.html
December 17, 2014
Sinopec says that its Maoming olefins facility has increased its operating rates and is expected to produce a total of 1.14 million m.t. of ethylene during this year. Sinopec Maoming...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Sinopec-ups-ethylene-production-at-Maoming-complex_66238.html
December 16, 2014
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says it will invest up to $500.0 million for 50% ownership of a joint venture that will operate a fully integrated, world-scale phosphate business...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/ICL-forms-Chinese-phosphates-JV-with-Yunnan-Yuntianhua_66208.html
December 16, 2014
Dow Chemical will supply quantum dot material to LG Electronics, which is launching a new range of high-tech TVs in early 2015. Dow is building a quantum dot factory in South Korea...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Electronics-and-Dow-link-in-quantum-dot-TV-project_66204.html
December 16, 2014
Petri Helsky, president of Kemira's paper segment, will assume a second role as president of Asia/Pacific as of 1 January 2015. Helsky, based in Hong Kong, continues to be a member of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Kemira-makes-management-changes_66201.html
December 16, 2014
South Korea exported 126,232 m.t. of styrene in November, down 4.0%, from 131,765 m.t., in October, the latest Korea Customs Service data show. The fall mostly reflects a lack of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/South-Koreas-November-styrene-exports-dip-4-0-percent-from-October_66199.html
December 15, 2014
BASF and Jiahua Energy Chemical Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Huafang Textile Co., have signed an agreement to set up a new sulfuric acid plant at the seaport town of Zhapu...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/BASF-and-Jiahua-link-in-electronics-grade-sulfuric-acid-project-in-China_66176.html
December 15, 2014
The United Nations climate summit in Lima closed with the basis for a new, global climate change agreement to be finally agreed in Paris in Dec 2015, and to enter into force in 2020...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Lima-climate-change-conference-mixed-response-from-politicians-industry-and-environmentalists_66177.html
December 12, 2014
IHS has cut its crude oil forecast sharply with the latest dated Brent projections lowered by about $22/bbl in 2015 and $11/bbl in 2016, according to IHS December Global Crude Oil...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/IHS-cuts-2015-crude-oil-price-forecast-sharply_66035.html
December 11, 2014
Mitsui Chemicals and Sinopec today announced that their 50-50 jv, Shanghai Sinopec Mitsui Elastomers, has started up the previously announced new ethylene propylene diene terpolymer...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Mitsui-Chemicals-Sinopec-joint-ventures-start-up-plants-producing-EPT-phenol-and-acetone_66135.html
December 11, 2014
Kuraray has decided to enter the acrylic film market with Parapure, a recently developed product. Parapure, which was created through the application of the company’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Kuraray-develops-new-acrylic-film_66073.html
December 11, 2014
Yeochun NCC (YNCC; Seoul) plans to start feeding up to 10% liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) into the company's No. 1 naphtha cracker at Yeosu, South Korea, from early January, a source...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Yeochun-NCC-plans-to-use-LPG-at-Korea-cracker-from-early-January_66074.html
December 11, 2014
Pharmaceuticals producer Cipla (Mumbai) has announced the sale its stake in Jiangsu Cdymax Pharmaceuticals for $18.5 million as part of a realignment of its global business. Cipla says...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Cipla-sells-its-stake-in-Chinese-pharma-company_66077.html
December 11, 2014
Synthesis Energy Systems (SES; Houston) said today that its Jiangsu Tianwo-SES Clean Energy Technologies (TSEC) China joint venture partner, Zhangjiagang Chemical Machinery Co. (ZCM)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Synthesis-Energy-Systems-to-supply-three-coal-based-syngas-plants-to-China_66029.html
December 10, 2014
Teijin says that production of its new phosphorus flame retardant FCX-210 has begun at a 1,000-m.t./year plant operated by chemical company Chitec Technology (Taipei). Teijin, after...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Teijin-starts-producing-new-phosphorus-flame-retardant_66016.html
December 10, 2014
Indonesia’s state-owned energy group Pertamina (Jakarta) said today that it has concluded partnership agreements with three companies to upgrade and double the capacities of its...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/indonesia/Pertamina-signs-$25-0-billion-refinery-upgrade-MOUs-with-Aramco-Sinopec-JX-Nippon_66014.html
December 10, 2014
India plans to impose an antidumping duty of $79.75/m.t. on acetone from South Korea, a notification from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (New Delhi) says. The tariffs result...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/-India-to-slap-antidumping-duty-on-acetone-from-South-Korea-_66011.html
December 10, 2014
Japan's ethylene production totaled 588,400 m.t. in November, down 1.7% year-on-year from 598,600 m.t., according to figures released by the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Japans-ethylene-output-down-1-7-percent-in-November_66038.html
December 10, 2014
Toray Industries says that it has reached a basic agreement with Saati (Appiano Gentile, Italy) to acquire its European carbon fiber fabric and prepreg business. Financial details of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Toray-to-acquire-Europe-based-carbon-fiber-prepreg-business-of-Italian-firm_66010.html
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