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November 26, 2014
Samsung Group (Seoul) said on Wednesday that it will sell four chemical and defense subsidiaries to Hanwha Group (Seoul) in a deal worth 1.9 trillion South Korean won ($1.72 billion)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Samsung-to-sell-subsidiaries-including-chemicals-to-Hanwha-Group_65693.html
November 24, 2014
SK Innovation (Seoul) and Soitec (Bernin, France), a manufacturer of semiconductor materials for the electronics and energy industries, have signed a collaboration agreement to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Innovation-and-Soitec-to-collaborate-on-advanced-semiconductor-materials_65639.html
November 22, 2014
Nippon Shokubai, the leading global producer of superabsorbent polymers, on 24 September 2014 filed a lawsuit at the Seoul Central District Court in South Korea against LG Chem, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Nippon-Shokubai-files-patent-infringement-lawsuit-against-LG-Chem_65636.html
November 19, 2014
Samsung Engineering and fellow Samsung Group unit, Samsung Heavy Industries told the Korea Exchange today that they have called off their $2.5 billion merger due to shareholder...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Samsung-Engineering-and-Samsung-Heavy-Industries-call-off-merger-plan_65531.html
November 14, 2014
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, South Korea) reports a 64.1% fall in net profits for the third quarter of 2014 compared with the year-ago quarter, to 2.97 billion South Korean won ($2.7...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Songwon-reports-fall-in-profits_65438.html
November 13, 2014
Samsung Total Petrochemicals, a 50-50 joint venture between Samsung and Total, has inaugurated an aromatics expansion at the jv's plant at Daesan, South Korea. The won1.66-trillion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Samsung-Total-inaugurates-p-xylene-expansion-in-Korea_65361.html
November 3, 2014
The performance materials business unit of DKSH (Zurich) has been apponted to provide market expansion services for BASF's range of colorants used in the personal-care and household...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/DKSH-to-distribute-BASFs-personal-care-and-household-colorants-across-Asia_65052.html
October 30, 2014
LG Chem (Seoul) says it has today broken ground on a previously announced electric vehicle battery plant at Nanjing, China, to meet growing demand in the world’s biggest car...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Chem-breaks-ground-on-electric-vehicle-battery-plant-in-China_64926.html
October 29, 2014
Hyosung Corp. (Seoul) has signed a deal to sell its packaging business to Standard Chartered Private Equity for 415 billion Korean won ($396.7 million), Hyosung said today in a filing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Hyosung-sells-packaging-business-to-Standard-Chartered_64895.html
October 28, 2014
SK Global Chemical, the petrochemical business of SK Innovation (Seoul), formerly SK Energy, reports a 40.4% fall in operating profits for the third quarter of 2014 compared with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Global-Chemical-reports-fall-in-operating-profits_64844.html
October 27, 2014
S-Oil, South Korea's major oil refiner and producer of para-xylene (p-xylene) and majority owned by Saudi Aramco, today reported third-quarter net and operating losses due to weak...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/S-Oil-swings-to-loss-on-weak-refining-margins-petchems-doing-well_64805.html
October 27, 2014
SK Global Chemical and JX Nippon Oil & Energy have inaugurated their joint-venture para-xylene (p-xylene) plant at Ulsan, South Korea. The companies together have invested 936.3...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Global-Chemical-JX-Nippon-inaugurate-p-xylene-plant-in-Korea_64815.html
October 24, 2014
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, South Korea) and its distributor United Trading System (UTS; Saint Petersburg, Russia) have signed a long-term cooperation agreement to supply Sibur (Moscow)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Songwon-signs-deal-with-Sibur-to-supply-additives-used-to-produce-polymers_64776.html
October 21, 2014
OCI (Seoul) said today that it is to sell its entire stake in the OCI-SNF (Seoul) joint venture for 95.7 billion South Korean won ($89.9 million). OCI-SNF produces and markets water...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/OCI-to-sell-stake-in-water-treatment-chemicals-producer-OCI-SNF_64520.html
October 20, 2014
LG Chem (Seoul) today reported a major drop in third-quarter earnings. Net profit plunged 34.2%, to 231.9 billion South Korean won ($218.8 million), the company says in a filing to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Chems-third-quarter-earnings-tumble_64598.html
October 20, 2014
Mitsubishi Chemical plans to restructure its money-losing purified terephthalic acid (PTA) business, according to Yoshimitsu Kobayashi, president and CEO of Mitsubishi Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Mitsubishi-Chemical-to-restructure-PTA-business_64596.html
October 15, 2014
A. Schulman says that it has signed an agreement and a strategic partnership with polymer producer Initz (Ulsan, South Korea) to compound and market Initz's Ecotran polyphenylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Schulman-and-Initz-form-alliance-for-PPS-compounds_64514.html
October 7, 2014
Mitsui Chemicals has established a branch that will serve as the marketing hub for the functional polymeric materials expansion strategy in the South Korean market. The new base brings...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Mitsui-Chemicals-establishes-marketing-base-in-South-Korea_64310.html
September 24, 2014
Advanced Petrochemical (Al Jubail) said on Sunday that its 95%-owned subsidiary Advanced Global Investment Co. (AGIC) and SK Gas (Seoul) have formed a joint venture for their...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Advanced-Petrochemical-and-SK-Gas-form-joint-venture-for-PDH-plant_63816.html
September 24, 2014
Dow Chemical says that its electronic materials business will build the world’s first large-scale, cadmium-free quantum dot manufacturing operation at the company’s site at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Dow-to-build-quantum-dot-manufacturing-plant-in-South-Korea_63954.html
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