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March 11, 2015
Evonik Industries says it intends to strengthen its global catalysts business and to this end today signed an agreement with Monarch Catalyst Pvt. (Dombivli, India) to acquire 100% of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Evonik-Industries-to-acquire-Indian-company-Monarch-Catalyst_68436.html
March 11, 2015
FDA issued a warning letter on 27 February to the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing facility of Novacyl Thailand —located in the Bangpoo Industrial Estate in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/FDA-issues-warning-letter-to-Novacyls-API-plant-in-Thailand_68431.html
March 10, 2015
Ajinomoto (Tokyo) says that Takaaki Nishii will be appointed as the new president and CEO of the company, effective at the end of June. He will succeed Masatoshi Ito, who will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Ajinomoto-appoints-new-CEO_68408.html
March 10, 2015
China’s February production price indices (PPIs) for chemicals headed south, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS; Beijing) show. The PPI for chemical raw...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Chinas-February-production-price-indices-for-chemicals-contract_68402.html
March 9, 2015
The South Korean government has approved the Hanwha Group’s 1.6-trillion South Korean won ($1.45 billion) acquisition of Samsung General Chemicals subject to certain pricing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Korea-approves-Hanwha-Samsung-deal-subject-to-EVA-pricing-conditions_68377.html
March 9, 2015
Chandra Asri (Jakarta) has confirmed that it is carrying out a preliminary study to develop a minirefinery in 2018, which is expected to ease the company’s reliance on naphtha...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/indonesia/Chandra-Asri-plans-back-integration-project-confirms-maintenance-schedule_68381.html
March 9, 2015
China is expected to be the leading export destination for benzene from South Korean for a third month running in March, data obtained by IHS Chemical show. South Korea sent 27,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/China-to-lead-Koreas-benzene-export-destinations-for-third-straight-month_68380.html
March 9, 2015
Jurong Aromatics Corp. (JAC, Singapore) is preparing to restart its integrated petrochemical plant at Jurong Island, Singapore, having finished maintenance and modification work...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/singapore/Jurong-Aromatics-prepares-to-restart-production_68378.html
March 6, 2015
Spot styrene and benzene prices in Asia spiked as much as 12% and 14%, respectively, week-on-week today following the return of market participants in China after their Lunar New Year...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Asia-styrene-benzene-prices-spike-12-14-percent-this-week_68362.html
March 6, 2015
Japan’s imports of synthetic rubber in January 2015 were higher versus December 2014, the Rubber Trade Association of Japan said today.   Overall imports of solid...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Japans-synthetic-rubber-imports-rise-in-January_68360.html
March 6, 2015
Axalta Coating Systems, a producer of liquid and powder coatings, says that it has expanded its customer training facilities for refinish technicians in Japan. The recently re-opened...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Axalta-expands-customer-training-center-in-Japan_68363.html
March 6, 2015
Precious metals recycling company Asahi Holdings (Tokyo) says that on 5 March, it completed the previously announced acquisition of Johnson Matthey’s gold and silver refining...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Asahi-Holdings-completes-purchase-of-Johnson-Mattheys-gold-and-silver-refining-business_68358.html
March 5, 2015
Solvay Energy Services, a business unit of Solvay; CDC Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Caisse des Dépôts (Paris); and Marubeni (Tokyo) have formed a joint venture to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Solvay-CDC-Infrastructure-and-Marubeni-form-jv-for-energy-efficiency-project_68336.html
March 5, 2015
Yeochun NCC (YNCC; Seoul) has not been feeding 10% liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) into the company's No. 1 naphtha cracker at Yeosu, South Korea, since early February, a source close to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Yeochun-NCC-stops-feeding-LPG-into-cracker_68328.html
March 4, 2015
Sumitomo Chemical says that its wholly owned Valent BioSciences (Libertyville, IL) subsidiary has acquired Mycorrhizal Applications (Grants Pass, OR), the world's largest producer of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Sumitomo-Chemical-acquires-crop-enhancement-products-business-in-US-Update_68293.html
March 4, 2015
Celanese has raised its acetic acid prices in China and the rest of Asia, effective 3 March, the company says. Celanese cites a "recent rapid increase and continued volatility in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Celanese-raises-acetic-acid-prices-in-China-and-rest-of-Asia_68291.html
March 3, 2015
India’s finance minister Arun Jaitley presented the general budget for the fiscal year 2015-16 on 28 February, and one of the measures announced was the plan to reduce the rate...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Tata-Chemicals-Lower-corporate-tax-will-boost-investment_68268.html
March 3, 2015
Asahi Kasei says that its board of directors today decided to absorb three wholly owned subsidiaries — Asahi Kasei Chemicals (AKC), Asahi Kasei Fibers (AKF), and Asahi Kasei...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Asahi-Kasei-to-absorb-chemicals-fibers-and-electronic-materials-subsidiaries_68261.html
March 2, 2015
The European Commission has outlined Europe’s vision for the global climate change agreement to be adopted at the climate summit to be held in Paris in December. The commission...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/European-Commission-sets-out-blueprint-for-tackling-climate-change-post-2020_68228.html
March 2, 2015
India plans to reduce customs duties on a range of petrochemical products and feedstocks, such as styrene monomer and naphtha, when its fiscal year 2015-16 begins on 1 April, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/India-to-cut-customs-duties-on-products-including-styrene-naphtha_68220.html
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