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May 27, 2013
Ineos Barex , a subsidiary of Ineos, has agreed to acquire Mitsui Chemicals’ polyacrylonitrile (PAN) business including PAN resin and Zexlon film, the company announced today...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Ineos-to-buy-Mitsui-Chemicals-polyacrylonitrile-business_52308.html
May 24, 2013
Trade talks between China and the European Union over the price of solar panels exported from China to the European Union have reached an impasse, according to various European and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/Reports-EU-China-fail-to-reach-agreement-in-solar-panel-trade-talks_52264.html
May 23, 2013
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, South Korea) reports a more than 7-fold increase in net profits for the first quarter compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, to 7.72...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Songwon-reports-huge-rise-in-quarterly-profits_52259.html
May 23, 2013
Polystyrene (PS) demand is expected to be lower worldwide this year compared with last year, according to the latest IHS Chemical Market Advisory Service: Global Plastics &...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/Global-PS-demand-expected-to-be-lower-in-2013-because-of-high-feedstock-costs-product-substitution_52256.html
May 23, 2013
SCG Chemicals, the chemical subsidiary of Siam Cement Group (SCG; Bangkok), reports a more than doubling in profits for the first quarter of 2013 compared with the year-ago quarter, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Siam-Cements-chemicals-unit-reports-huge-rise-in-profits_51673.html
May 23, 2013
Leading Korean chemical companies report mixed financial results for the first quarter of 2013. LG Chem posted a 10.6% decline in net profits for the first quarter compared with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Korean-companies-report-mixed-results-for-the-first-quarter_51672.html
May 23, 2013
DuPont is expanding its microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) product lines through an extended agreement with Mingtai Chemical (Bade City, Taiwan), a leading manufacturer of MCC. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/DuPont-inks-MCC-deal_51692.html
May 22, 2013
The European Union decided during a plenary session at Strasbourg, France, to let lapse a set of antidumping duties on polyethylene terephthalate (PET), imposed in 2000 on product...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Report-EU-lets-antidumping-duties-lapse-on-PET-from-5-Asian-countries-renews-antisubsidy-duty-on-PET-from-India_52232.html
May 22, 2013
Mitsubishi Plastics (Tokyo) says that it has acquired a 50% stake in Aquamit (Amsterdam) from the Quadrant Founders Group, and that Aquamit became a wholly owned subsidiary of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Mitsubishi-Plastics-acquires-full-ownership-of-engineering-plastics-business_52220.html
May 21, 2013
Chemtura says it has acquired UP Chemical’s (Pyeongtaek, South Korea) 50% stake in their DayStar Materials (Pyeongtaek) joint venture. DayStar was formed in 2011 as a 50-50 jv of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Chemtura-LED-buyout_52119.html
May 21, 2013
Most leading Japanese chemical companies reported lower earnings and sales for the fiscal year, ended 31 March. The slowing global economy; weak demand in overseas markets, including...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Japanese-companies-report-lower-earnings_52092.html
May 21, 2013
Cobalt Technologies (Mountain View, CA) says it has partnered with two unnamed Asian companies for the development of biobased butadiene. The deal calls for the construction of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/Cobalt-signs-biobased-butadiene-deal_52066.html
May 21, 2013
Speakers and delegates attending this year’s Asia Petrochemical Conference (APIC)— which was devoted to the theme of feedstock transition—at Taipei, Taiwan, debated a range of topics, including challenges facing the global petrochemical industry, the advent of cheap shale gas in the United States, and the need to develop technologies that do not rely entirely on fossil fuels....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/Asian-producers-in-search-of-feedstocks-Cheap-shale-leads-to-project-reassessments_52060.html
May 21, 2013
BASF, Evonik Industries, Mitsubishi Chemical, and Mitsui Chemicals have signed a letter of intent with CPC (Taipei, Taiwan) to develop production of high-value specialty...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/BASF-Evonik-Mitsubishi-Mitsui-ink-LOI-with-CPC_52055.html
May 20, 2013
Kaneka (Osaka) recorded a 72.6% rise in net profits for its fiscal year ended 31 March compared with the previous fiscal year, to ¥9.32 billion ($91 million). Full-year sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Kaneka-records-rise-in-profits_52166.html
May 17, 2013
Ube Industries has unveiled a new medium-term management plan for the next three years. Ube is targeting operating profits of ¥55 billion ($540 million) in the fiscal year ending...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Ube-announces-business-plan-will-invest-$1-37-billion-over-the-next-3-years_52134.html
May 16, 2013
Private equity firm Advent International has made a first appointment to its operating partner program in China, the company has announced. Advent appointed Michael Ming-Yue Zhu...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/Private-equity-firm-Advent-appoints-Solvay-executive-as-operating-partner-in-China_52052.html
May 15, 2013
Chemtura says it has acquired UP Chemical’s (Pyeongtaek, South Korea) 50% stake in their DayStar Materials (Pyeongtaek) joint venture. DayStar was formed in 2011 as a 50-50 jv of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Chemtura-buys-out-partner-in-South-Korean-LED-materials-JV_52016.html
May 15, 2013
Sumitomo Chemical reports a net loss of ¥51 billion ($498 million) in the fiscal year ended 31 March compared with a net profit ¥5.58 billion in the previous fiscal year due to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Sumitomo-Chemical-reports-huge-net-loss_52012.html
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