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December 8, 2014
The European Commission says in a report that European companies must boost investment in research to remain competitive in the global environment. Investment in R&D by companies...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Report-Europe-must-boost-R-and-D-investment-to-remain-competitive_65957.html
December 3, 2014
KBR (Houston) says that it has recently been awarded a contract by a Lotte Chemical (Seoul) subsidiary headquartered in Kuala Lumpur to provide licensing and basic engineering...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Lotte-Chemical-awards-KBR-with-catalytic-olefins-technology-contract_65794.html
December 1, 2014
Hanwha Group (Seoul) on Friday announced a major management reshuffle, naming Kim Chang-bum, currently Hanwha Advanced Materials’ president, as the new CEO of Hanwha Chemical. He...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Hanwha-appoints-new-CEO-will-become-Koreas-leading-petchems-player_65731.html
December 1, 2014
SK Innovation and Continental (Hannover, Germany) said on Friday that they will end their electric car battery joint venture. The termination is due to the slow growth in demand for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Innovation-and-Continental-end-electric-vehicle-battery-joint-venture_65742.html
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
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