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November 11, 2011
The rise in value of the Brazilian real is hurting competitiveness, including the Brazilian chemical sector which has the nation’s largest commodity deficit, an estimated $25...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/Strong-Currency-Challenges-Brazilian-Chemical-Producers_38919.html
November 7, 2011
Braskem officials say their Latin America plans remain focused on its 65-35 jv with Grupo Idesa (Mexico City), which is advancing development of its 1-million m.t./year complex at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/Ethylene-XXI-Project-Leads-Braskems-Plans-for-Latin-America-Growth_38892.html
November 7, 2011
Brazil´s plastics converters are working to resolve several challenges in an attempt to take advantage of the country´s enormous growth potential, says Jose Ricardo Roriz...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/Sector-Fragmentation-High-Costs-Challenge-Brazilian-Resin-Converters_38893.html
September 16, 2011
Evonik says it has broken ground on the construction of a previously announced biodiesel catalyst plant at Puerto General San Martin, Argentina.   The detail engineering of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/Evonik-Breaks-Ground-on-Catalyst-Plant-in-Argentina_37645.html
August 22, 2011
Bayer CropScience has received final approval in Argentina for its Liberty Link soybean trait, which provides resistance to the herbicide glufosinate. Bayer says it plans to launch its...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/Argentina-Approves-Bayers-Liberty-Link-Soybean-Trait_37065.html
July 29, 2011
FMC says its agricultural products group has entered into a joint venture agreement to form a new agrochemical distribution company in Argentina named Ruralco Soluciones SA. FMC's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/FMC-Forms-Ag-Distribution-JV-in-Argentina_36523.html
July 29, 2011
FMC says it has formed a joint venture in Argentina for the distribution of agchemicals. The jv, Ruralco Soluciones (Rosario), is a partnership with a group of achem dealers previously...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/FMC-Forms-Agchem-Distribution-Venture-in-Argentina_36522.html
June 30, 2011
 A. Schulman says it has agreed to purchases a 51% stake Argentina-based rotational-molding firm Surplast (Buenos Aires) for $1.4 million. Alta Plastica (Buenos Aires)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/Schulman-Acquires-Majority-Stake-in-Surplast_35894.html
June 1, 2011
Chinese lithium manufacturer Jiangxi Ganfeng Lithium (Jiangxi) has acquired 9.99% of International Lithium Corp (ICL; Vancouver), which is working to develop a lithium brine project in Argentina....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/China-Closes-Strategic-Lithium-Transaction-in-Latin-America_35220.html
May 16, 2011
YPF, Argentina’s largest energy company, says it has discovered a large shale deposit at its Loma La Lata field, estimated to hold 257 trillion cubic feet (TCF) of natural gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/Argentina-Boosts-Shale_34784.html
March 29, 2011
Evonik Industries says it has completed basic engineering for a 60,000-m.t./year biodiesel catalysts plant, which it plans to build at Puerto General San Martin, Argentina...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/Evonik-Builds-Biodiesel-Catalysts-Plant-in-Argentina_33796.html
March 16, 2011
Cabot says it plants to spend more than $180 million through 2013 to expand carbon black production capacity at plants in China, Indonesia, Brazil and Argentina, as well as adding...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/Cabot-to-Boost-Global-Carbon-Black-Capacity-by-15-percent_33467.html
March 3, 2011
BASF says it plans to build a 60,000-m.t./year sodium methylate plant at its Rosario, Argentina site. The plant will be the company’s second sodium methylate facility in South...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/BASF-to-Build-Sodium-Methylate-Plant-in-Argentina_33186.html
January 27, 2011
Methanex, the global leading producer of methanol, has announced the start-up of a 1.3-million m.t./year methanol plant in Egypt. Bruce Aitken, president and CEO of Methanex confirmed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/Methanex-Commissions-Huge-Methanol-Plant-in-Egypt_32434.html
January 19, 2011
Rhein Chemie, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lanxess, has acquired Darmex (Buenos Aires), a privately owned producer of release agents and curing bladders for the tire industry. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/Lanxess-Buys-Rubber-Chemicals-Company-in-Argentina_32096.html
November 9, 2010
Braskem and Ineos Technologies have announced a strategic partnership for polyethylene (PE) technologies covering licenses for Innovene's slurry- and  gas phase-process to produce high-density PE (HDPE) and linear-low density PE (LLDPE)  in future projects. They will jointly conduct R&D programs for slurry and gas-phase PE platforms....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/Braskem-and-Ineos-Sign-Technology-Deal-for-Projects-Including-Mexicos-Ethylene-XXI_30804.html
November 1, 2010
Stamicarbon, the licensing arm of Maire Tecnimont, has signed an agreement to provide its process technology for a large urea complex to be built at Rio Grande in the Tierra del Fuego...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/Stamicarbon-KBR-to-Provide-Technology-for-Large-Ammonia-Urea-Complex-in-Argentina_30639.html
October 14, 2010
Monsanto says it has received regulatory approval in Argentina for its Genuity VT Triple Pro corn, the first Genuity trait to be launched in South America, as well as approval from Brazil's National Technical Biosafety Committee (CTNBio) to sell its Bt Roundup Ready 2 Yield (BtRR2Y) soybeans in Brazil....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/Monsanto-Gains-Approvals-in-Argentina-and-Brazil_30206.html
September 22, 2010
Solix Biofuels (Ft. Collins, CO), a developer of algae cultivation technology systems, will "investigate" the use of algae to produce specialty chemicals for BASF. Solix says...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/BASF-Studies-Producing-Specialty-Chemicals-From-Algae_29684.html
July 6, 2010
Agrium has purchased 24 retail farm outlets from DuPont Crop Protection, the company announced today. It has also purchased DuPont's crop protection formulation facility in Casilda...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/Agrium-Buys-Argentine-Retail-Farm-Outlets_27858.html
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