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April 24, 2014
Shin-Etsu Chemical reports a 7.5% rise in net profits for the fiscal year ended 31 March 2014 compared with the previous fiscal year, to ¥113.61 billion ($1.1 billion). Full-year...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Shin-Etsu-reports-rise-in-profits-and-sales_60517.html
April 24, 2014
OCI (Seoul) reports a net profit of 32 billion South Korean won ($30.7 million) in the first quarter of 2014, compared with a net loss of about won31 billion in the corresponding...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/OCI-swings-to-profit_60516.html
April 22, 2014
LG Chem reports a 16% decline in net profits for the first quarter of 2014 compared with the year-ago period, to 286 billion South Korean won ($275 million). First-quarter sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Chem-reports-falls-in-profits-sales_60449.html
April 22, 2014
Ube Industries says that, as previously announced, it permanently stopped production of caprolactam and related derivative products at the company’s production complex at Sakai...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Ube-closes-caprolactam-facility-in-Japan_60442.html
April 15, 2014
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says it has acquired a manufacturing facility located at Gunsan, South Korea. The facility manufactures and distributes flooring and coating products based on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Sika-acquires-flooring-and-coating-products-manufacturing-facility-in-South-Korea_60295.html
April 14, 2014
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI; Tokyo) says that Japan and Cambodia signed a deal on 11 April for a joint crediting mechanism (JCM), and, under this mechanism, Japan...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Japan-and-Cambodia-sign-low-carbon-growth-partnership_60266.html
April 14, 2014
Evonik Industries and the University of Tokyo have entered into a strategic partnership to work together closely in selected fields, Evonik says. “The strategic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Evonik-enters-into-research-partnership-with-University-of-Tokyo_60269.html
April 11, 2014
Sumitomo has agreed to acquire a minority share in Cepsa Química China (Shanghai), and the resulting company will be a 75-25 joint venture between Cepsa (Madrid) and Sumitomo...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/Sumitomo-buys-stake-in-Cepsa-phenol-project-at-Shanghai_60253.html
April 10, 2014
Sumitomo Corp. has acquired the fungicide Metominostrobin from Bayer CropScience's Japan subsidiary. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Metominostrobin is a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Sumitomo-Corp-acquires-Bayer-fungicide-product-line_60233.html
April 10, 2014
China's silicone producers are adding capacity more quickly than the market can absorb, increasing the pressure to rationalize production, according to analysts at IHS Chemical....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/IHS-Rapid-growth-in-silicones-through-2018-but-overcapacity-threatens_60234.html
April 8, 2014
Ube Industries says that its wholly owned subsidiary, Ube Machinery (Ube, Japan), has established a new subsidiary at Irapuato, Mexico. The new subsidiary is called Ube Machinery...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Ubes-machinery-business-establishes-subsidiary-in-Mexico_60171.html
April 7, 2014
China’s first rare earth products exchange has opened for business following a three-month trial, the country’s official Xinhua news agency says. The exchange is at Baotou...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/China-opens-rare-earths-exchange_60146.html
April 7, 2014
Evonik has expanded its technical service laboratory for pharmaceutical polymers in Shanghai from 130 sq meters to 750 square meters in response to the dynamic growth of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/Evonik-completes-expansion-of-service-lab-for-pharmaceutical-polymers-in-China_60142.html
April 3, 2014
Ube Industries says that its wholly owned subsidiary, Ube Machinery (Ube, Japan), has reached an agreement to acquire 1.45 million shares of Toyo Machinery & Metal (Akashi, Japan)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Ube-acquires-stake-in-Toyo-Machinery-and-Metal_60038.html
April 3, 2014
BASF and Toda Kogyo Corp. (Tokyo) announced today that they will enter exclusive negotiations to form a joint venture in Japan for cathode active materials. Toda Kogyo is one of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/BASF-and-Toda-Kogyo-enter-negotiations-to-form-cathode-active-materials-jv-in-Japan_60036.html
April 2, 2014
Samsung General Chemicals (Seoul) and Samsung Petrochemical have announced that their boards have agreed to merge the two companies. The news comes just days after the group said that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Samsung-General-Chemicals-to-merge-with-Samsung-Petrochemical_60012.html
April 1, 2014
Mitsui Chemicals says it will establish a new division called the New HC Business Development Division, effective 15 April. The new division will accelerate the company’s ongoing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Mitsui-Chemicals-establishes-business-development-division_59961.html
March 31, 2014
Asia will remain the center of olefins demand growth at least in the foreseeable future. The region accounts for 3.9 billion, or 55%, of the world’s potential chemical and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/IHS-WPC-2014-Lack-of-resources-limits-Asias-olefin-output-potential_59935.html
March 31, 2014
China’s polypropylene (PP) demand represents 33% of worldwide demand, far ahead of North America and Western Europe, each a distant joint second at 14%, IHS Chemical says...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/IHS-WPC-2014-China-is-still-a-net-PP-importer-but-it-continues-working-toward-self-sufficiency_59932.html
March 31, 2014
Renewable products company Amyris (Emeryville, CA) and Kuraray have expanded and extended their ongoing collaboration in high performance polymers using Biofene, Amyris's brand of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Amyris-and-Kuraray-expand-collaboration-in-farnesene-based-polymers_59929.html
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