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November 4, 2015
Acetone prices in Asia are under pressure and likely to continue falling as supply continues to outpace demand, IHS Chemical says. Three new Chinese units—Sinopec, FCFC...
November 3, 2015
Major cathode material producer Pulead (Beijing) and phosphate leader Prayon (Engis, Belgium) have agreed to form a joint venture for manufacturing lithium iron phosphate (LFP) under a...
November 3, 2015
Petronas Chemicals (Kuala Lumpur) reports a 35% rise in profits for the third quarter of 2015 compared with the third quarter of 2014, to 990 million ringgit ($230.9 million). Earnings...
November 2, 2015
Royal Dutch Shell has announced the completion of two divestments from its downstream portfolio. In France, the company has completed selling its Butagaz liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)...
November 2, 2015
Evonik Industries says that its resource efficiency business segment will expand production capacity for polyetheretherketone (PEEK) at the company’s site at Changchun, China, to...
November 2, 2015
Teijin reports a net profit of ¥24.5 billion ($203.3 million) in the fiscal first half, ended 30 September 2015, compared with a net loss of ¥22.3 billion in the year-ago...
November 12, 2015
Samsung Group (Seoul) on Friday confirmed that it will sell its chemical operations to Lotte Chemical (Seoul) in a deal worth 3 trillion South Korean won ($2.63 billion). This is...
October 30, 2015
Mitsui Chemicals says net profits for its fiscal first half, ended 30 September 2015, nearly quadrupled compared with the year-ago period, to ¥28.5 billion ($236.2 million)...
October 30, 2015
Sumitomo Chemical reports net profits of ¥60.9 billion ($504.6 million) for its fiscal first half, ended 30 September 2015, compared with net profits of ¥22.6 billion in the...
October 30, 2015
Tosoh reports 41% higher net profits for the its fiscal first half, ended 30 September, compared with the year-ago period, to ¥19.4 billion ($161 million). First-half sales...
October 30, 2015
The chemical businesses of Sinopec and PetroChina each reports improved financial results for the first nine months of 2015. Both businesses swung to a profit during the period...
October 30, 2015
Tokuyama (Tokyo) reports a net profit of ¥2.78 billion ($23.1 million) in the fiscal first half ended 30 September 2015, compared with a net loss of ¥80.5 billion in the...
October 30, 2015
Ube Industries reports net profits of ¥13.7 billion ($113.7 million) for its fiscal first half ended 30 September 2015 compared with no net profits in the first half of the...
October 29, 2015
Lotte Chemical will acquire Samsung’s petrochemicals operations in a deal, worth an estimated 3 trillion South Korean won ($2.66 billion), expected to be announced on Friday...
October 29, 2015
Yara International (Oslo) says that it has acquired 100% of the shares in Apache Fertilisers, which holds Apache Corp.’s (Houston) 49% stake in Yara Pilbara Holdings Ltd. (YPHL...
October 29, 2015
China National Offshore Oil Corp.’s (CNOOC; Beijing) Ningbo Daxie Petrochemical unit will start up a deep catalytic cracker at Ningbo, China in April 2016, say press reports...
October 29, 2015
Evonik Industries says that its DSL Japan (Tokyo) joint venture with Shionogi & Co. (Osaka), on 27 October, opened expanded facilities at Ako, Japan, where the company will produce...
October 28, 2015
BASF on Wednesday announced that it has started up its previously announced compounding plant at Yesan, South Korea, for the company’s engineering plastics Ultramid and...
October 28, 2015
SCG Chemicals, the chemical subsidiary of Siam Cement Group (SCG; Bangkok), says that net profits increased 63% in the third quarter of 2015 compared with the year-ago quarter, to 6.83...
October 27, 2015
Orica (Melbourne) says that its chairman Russell Caplan will retire from the Orica board, effective 31 December. Orica has appointed Malcolm Broomhead to the its board, effective 1...
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