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April 17, 2015
DuPont says that it has signed a technology cooperation agreement with Neo Solar Power (NSP; Hsinchu, Taiwan) for high-efficiency solar cell technology. The purpose of this agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/DuPont-and-Taiwanese-firm-agree-to-develop-high-efficiency-solar-cell-technology_69549.html
April 10, 2015
Shin-Etsu Chemical says that it plans to invest about ¥13 billion ($108.3 million) to build a photoresist production plant in Taiwan. Shin-Etsu has applied to authorities in Taiwan...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Shin-Etsu-to-invest-$108-million-to-build-photoresist-plant-in-Taiwan_69323.html
March 16, 2015
South Korea’s mixed xylene exports in February rose 48% from January to 19,665 m.t. but fell 11% from 22,224 m.t. year-on-year, Korea Customs Service data show. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Koreas-February-mixed-xylene-exports-jump-versus-January_68579.html
March 16, 2015
South Korea exported 383,978 m.t. of para-xylene (p-xylene) in February, a 25% fall from January’s total but they almost doubled from 195,988 m.t. year-on-year (YOY), data from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Koreas-p-xylene-exports-in-February-fall-from-January-but-soar-YOY_68572.html
March 12, 2015
The city government of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, wants domestic petrochemical companies with pipelines running under the city to move their headquarters to the city, local news reports said...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Reports-Kaohsiung-wants-petrochemical-firms-to-move-headquarters-to-city_68463.html
February 13, 2015
KH Neochem (Tokyo) and CPC (Taipei) have agreed to form a jv for the production of isononyl alcohol (INA), says KH Neochem. The companies expect to establish the jv, Taiwan-Japan Oxo Chemical Industries, in June, followed by the construction of a $400 million, 180,000 m.t./year INA plant in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/KH-Neochem-CPC-to-build-$400-million-isononyl-alcohol-plant-in-Taiwan_67794.html
February 5, 2015
BASF says that it has opened new facilities in Taiwan for the electronic materials industry. The facilities — for production, research and development, and application testing A...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/BASF-opens-facilities-in-Taiwan-to-support-electronic-materials-industry_67518.html
January 22, 2015
China American Petrochemical Co. (Capco), a joint venture between BP and CPC Corp. (Taipei), has announced that it will decommission its five purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plants at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/BPs-Capco-JV-to-decommission-five-PTA-plants-in-Taiwan-close-site_67083.html
January 13, 2015
Spot aromatics prices fell in Asia for a second day running today. Offers dropped below late yesterday's bids as crude futures stood at lows of more than five-and-a-half years. This...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Aromatics-markets-continue-to-sink-in-Asia-as-weak-crude-leads-to-offer-cuts_66777.html
January 12, 2015
Spot prices for aromatics fell again in Asia today, threatening to dip below the 67–70-month weekly lows recorded last week, as volatile Brent crude futures fell below $49/bbl in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Asia-aromatics-prices-threaten-to-outstrip-70-month-lows-as-crude-falls-again_66737.html
January 7, 2015
Formosa Petrochemical Corp. (FPC) plans to shut its No. 1 cracker at Mailiao, Taiwan, over June and July to carry out a scheduled maintenance program, a source close to the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Formosa-Petrochemical-plans-mid-2015-turnaround-at-No-1-cracker_66610.html
December 31, 2014
Asian aromatics prices have lost much of their value in 2014, falling toward the end of December to about half of their levels one year ago, IHS Chemical data show. Prices have fallen...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Aromatics-prices-have-fallen-by-half-in-Asia-during-2014_66509.html
December 30, 2014
Formosa Petrochemical Corp. (FPC) plans to cut production runs at its three steam crackers at Mailiao, Taiwan, by 10% at the beginning of January, a source close to the company said...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Formosa-Petrochemical-to-cut-cracker-runs-by-10-percent-from-January_66490.html
December 17, 2014
JSR (Tokyo) says that it has agreed with Taiwanese chemical company Chang Chun Petrochemical (Taipei) to establish a joint venture to manufacture display materials at Changshu, China...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/JSR-and-Chang-Chun-Petrochemical-to-establish-JV-to-manufacture-display-materials-in-China_66236.html
December 10, 2014
Teijin says that production of its new phosphorus flame retardant FCX-210 has begun at a 1,000-m.t./year plant operated by chemical company Chitec Technology (Taipei). Teijin, after...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Teijin-starts-producing-new-phosphorus-flame-retardant_66016.html
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/taiwan/Report-Europe-must-boost-R-and-D-investment-to-remain-competitive_65957.html
December 8, 2014
From left: Arnaud Meissonnier, M&A, Asia/Pacific at BASF; Thomas Bernhardt, v.p./strategy, performance materials at BASF; Raimar Jahn, president/performance materials at BASF...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/BASF-to-acquire-TPU-manufacturer-Taiwan-Sheen-Soon_65953.html
December 4, 2014
Formosa Plastics USA (Livingston, NJ) reports that Y.T. Wang, vice chairman of Formosa Plastics Group (Taiwan), died at his home in Taiwan on 27 November. Y.T. Wang and his brother, the late chairman Y.C. Wang, together founded Formosa Plastics Group 60 years ago....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Y-T-Wang-co-founder-of-Formosa-Plastics-Group-dies_65860.html
December 2, 2014
Myriant (Quincy, MA), a renewable chemicals company, says that it has entered into a three-way joint development agreement with plasticizers producer UPC Technology (Taipei) and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Myriant-UPC-and-Sojitz-to-jointly-develop-biosuccinic-acid-based-plasticizers_65762.html
November 10, 2014
Idemitsu Kosan (Tokyo) restarted its 687,000-m.t./year steam cracker at Tokuyama, Japan, this weekend, according to media reports. The cracker was offline since October following an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Idemitsu-Kosan-restarts-Tokuyama-cracker_65257.html
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