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May 4, 2010
India will need to invest about $10 billion through 2016 to meet the huge increase in demand for plastics, according to Kamal P. Nanavaty, president cracker, polymers and chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/India-Needs-to-Invest-$10-Billion-to-Meet-Growth-in-Plastics-Demand_26521.html
April 28, 2010
Borouge has broken ground on a previously announced innovation center in Abu Dhabi. The center, costing in excess of $70 million, will work together with the European innovation...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Borouge-Breaks-Ground-on-Innovation-Center-in-Abu-Dhabi_26349.html
April 6, 2010
Braskem (São Paulo) says it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Sunoco Chemicals’ polypropylene (PP) business for about $350 million, following the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Braskem-Completes-Acquisition-of-Sunocos-Polypropylene-Business_25823.html
February 26, 2010
LyondellBasell has told trade unions in Italy that it plans to close its 255,000-m.t./year, Spheripol-process polypropylene (PP) plant at Terni, north of Rome, before the end of this...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-to-Close-PP-Plant-in-Italy_24987.html
February 11, 2010
Honam Petrochemical plans to spend won530 billion ($456.2 million) to expand its Yeosu, Korea petrochemical complex, CW has learned. The company will hike the capacity of its cracker...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Honam-Plans-Big-Expansion-of-Yeosu-Petchems-Complex_24676.html
February 9, 2010
Ineos Technologies has been selected to provide process technologies for a previously announced multi-billion dollar petrochemical complex planned by ONGC Petro-Additions (Opal) at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/ONGC-Petro-Additions-Selects-Ineoss-Polyolefin-Processes-for-Dahej-Complex_24650.html
February 2, 2010
U.S. chemical firms are projected to distribute 8.2 billion pounds of propylene resins by 2014, up from 6.8 billion pounds last year, according to a new report by consultancy (?) BCC...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Report-U-S-Propylene-Market-Set-to-Grow-Through-2014_24556.html
January 22, 2010
Braskem parent Odebrecht (São Paulo) and Brazil’s state oil company Petrobras (Rio de Janeiro) have announced their agreement to merge Braskem with rival thermoplastics...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Braskem-Petrobras-Agree-on-Terms-for-Nova-Braskem-Merger_24318.html
January 11, 2010
NEW YORK, January 11, 2010 – Access Intelligence (News) (AI), owners of SRI Consulting (chemical.ihs.com) Chemical Week (CW) (www.chemweek.com) and Chemical Engineering...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Access-Intelligence-Chemical-Division-to-finalize-acquisition-of-Maack-Business-Services-_24049.html
January 7, 2010
China Datang Inner Mongolia Duolun Coal Chemical Co. says it has started up China’s first polypropylene (PP) gas phase technology unit that employs Dow’s Unipol PP...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Datang-Starts-Up-PP-Unit-based-on-Dows-Technology_23946.html
January 5, 2010
Borouge Pte (Singapore), the marketing arm of Borouge, is set to incorporate a new, wholly-owned subsidiary in China tomorrow, CW has learned. Borouge Sales and Marketing (Guangzhou)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Borouge-Incorporates-New-Company-in-China_23891.html
January 4, 2010
Reliance Industries, a potential buyer of bankrupt LyondellBasell Industries, has raised Rs26.8 billion ($576 million) in a share sale. Reliance said in a statement to the Bombay Stock...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Reliance-Raises-$576-million-in-Share-Sale_23853.html
December 14, 2009
Braskem and Novozymes say they have formed a research partnership to develop large-scale production of “green” polypropylene (PP) made from sugarcane. The companies will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Braskem-and-Novozymes-Team-Up-to-Develop-Green-Polypropylene_23520.html
December 10, 2009
LyondellBasell has inked a deal with Hyundai Engineering Plastics (HEP; Dangjin, South Korea) allowing HEP to use its technology to produce the company’s Hostacom- and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-Inks-Deal-to-Produce-PP-in-India_23420.html
December 4, 2009
Sibur (Moscow) says it has a acquired a 50% stake in Biaksplen (Nizhnii Novgorod, Russia), Russia's leading producer of biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP). Biaksplen operates...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sibur-Buys-Stake-in-Russian-BOPP-Firm-Awards-EPC-Contract-to-Tecnimont_23274.html
December 1, 2009
Key business and technology issues facing the polyethylene and polypropylene supply chains got a good airing at the PEPP 2009 global congress on polyolefins organized by Maack Business...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Polyolefins-congress-highlights-key-industry-issues_23011.html
December 1, 2009
LyondellBasel says it will shut down one polypropylene (PP) line at its Wesseling, Germany complex by the end of the year. PP capacity at the site will be reduced by 110,000 m.t./year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-to-Close-PP-Line-in-Germany_23191.html
November 17, 2009
Leading polyolefins firms, including Borealis and Shell, have begun to look closely at the risk of water shortages affecting their polyolefins manufacturing chain.   About 80...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Leading-Polyolefins-Firms-Identify-Water-Scarcity-as-a-Risk_22841.html
November 13, 2009
Product YUAN/MT PP Injection Ex-factory 9700 - 9800 PP Raffia Ex-factory 9700 - 9800 LDPE Film Ex-factory 11550 - 11600 LLDPE Film Ex-factory 10700 - 10750 HDPE Film Ex-factory 10250 ...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/CWs-China-Polymer-Prices-for-the-Week-Ended-Friday-13-November-2009_22797.html
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