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March 31, 2016
Mitsui & Co. says that its Labix (Bangkok) joint venture with Thai Oil PCL (Bangkok), an affiliate of energy firm PTT (Bangkok), has started up a linear alkylbenzene (LAB)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/asia/southernasia/thailand/Thai-Oil-Mitsui-and-Co-JV-opens-linear-alkylbenzene-plant-in-Thailand_78236.html
March 30, 2016
Quarterly revenues at specialty chemical firms increased during the fourth quarter of 2015 in contrast to declines at basic and diversified chemical producers, according to CW...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/asia/china/Quarterly-results-analysis-Specialties-revenue-holds-up-basics-decline_78235.html
March 30, 2016
US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued a withhold release order against imports of soda ash, calcium chloride, caustic soda, and viscose or rayon fiber produced by Tangshan Sanyou Group (Tangshan, Hebei Province, China) and its subsidiaries in China. The order, which requires detention at all US ports of entry, is based on information indicating that the products are being made with convict or forced labor, CBP says. Such imports are illegal under US law....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/asia/china/US-Customs-blocks-imports-of-soda-ash-other-products-from-Tangshan-Sanyou-Group-citing-forced-labor-Updated_78221.html
March 30, 2016
Chandra Asri Petrochemical (Jakarta) reports net profits rose 42% in 2015 compared with 2014, to $26.3 million. Full-year sales in 2015 decreased to $1.37 billion, however, compared...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/asia/southernasia/indonesia/Chandra-Asri-Petrochemical-reports-higher-profits-on-improved-margins_78215.html
March 30, 2016
Sinopec’s chemicals segment reports an operating profit of Rmb19.7 billion ($3.04 billion) in 2015 compared with an operating loss of Rmb2.18 billion in 2014. The full-year sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/asia/china/Sinopecs-chemicals-segment-swings-to-profit-sales-fall-on-lower-product-prices_78216.html
March 30, 2016
Biomaterials company Metabolix (Cambridge, MA) says that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with food, feed, and bioscience company CJ CheilJedang (Seoul) for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/asia/north_asia/korea/Metabolix-signs-manufacturing-deal-with-Korean-firm-CJ-CheilJedang-for-PHAs_78214.html
March 30, 2016
BASF says that it has inaugurated its new facilities for producing Ucrete flooring products in the Bukit Raja Industrial Park in Selangor State, Malaysia. The new facilities are...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/asia/southernasia/thailand/BASF-opens-production-facilities-for-Ucrete-flooring-products-in-Malaysia_78213.html
March 29, 2016
Celanese has increased the price of acetic acid in China by Rmb200/m.t. ($30.73), citing “recent market conditions." Celanese announced a Rmb100/m.t. increase earlier this month. The price of feedstock methanol began to rebound in February....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/asia/china/Celanese-raises-China-acetic-acid-price-amid-methanol-rebound_78198.html
March 29, 2016
DIC (Tokyo) says that it has established a polymer technical center at Zhangjiagang, China. The facility will operate in the research facility of DIC Zhangjiagang Chemicals, a DIC...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/asia/china/DIC-establishes-polymer-technical-center-in-China_78190.html
March 29, 2016
Teijin says that it will expand production capacity for its Technora brand para-aramid fiber by 10% at its production site at Matsuyama, Japan. Construction on the expansion will begin...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/asia/north_asia/japan/Teijin-to-expand-production-capacity-for-para-aramid-fiber-in-Japan_78189.html
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