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November 20, 2014
High energy costs and lower R&D spending have eroded the competitiveness of the European Union's chemical industry in export markets during the last two decades, Cefic says. A...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Cefic-study-Costly-energy-lower-R-and-D-spending-have-eroded-EU-chemical-sectors-competitiveness_65566.html
November 18, 2014
BP announced today that it plans to invest more than $200 million to upgrade its purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plants at Cooper River, SC; and Geel, Belgium. The investments will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/BP-to-invest-$200-million-at-PTA-plants-in-US-Belgium_65479.html
November 14, 2014
The European Fluorocarbons Technical Committee (EFCTC), part of Cefic, says it encourages parties to the Montreal Protocol to reach an agreement for a global cap and a reduction in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/European-HFC-producers-support-action-for-a-cap-and-reduction_65433.html
November 13, 2014
Solvay today reported third-quarter net income of €133.0 million ($165.7 million), up 12% year-on-year (YOY), on sales 7.9% higher at €2.59 billion. Recurring Ebitda...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Solvay-reports-higher-income-and-revenues-will-seek-alternative-options-to-sell-Indupa_65345.html
November 9, 2014
Solvay’s spokesperson on Sunday declined to comment to CW on a report on Bloomberg that the company has hired Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse Group to advise it in a possible...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Solvay-seeking-to-divest-Acetow-business_65245.html
November 7, 2014
Caustic soda supply has tightened considerably in northwestern and southern Europe because of production issues plaguing various producers. These issues range from industrial action to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Caustic-soda-prices-spike-in-Europe-as-production-issues-constrain-supply_65218.html
November 7, 2014
Borealis announced today that Willy Raymaekers, chairman of the board of fertilizer subsidiary Rosier, will become its CEO and keep his role as chairman. The appointment will deepen...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Borealis-appoints-CEO-of-fertilizer-subsidiary-Rosier_65211.html
November 6, 2014
Perrigo Co. (Dublin) and Omega Pharma (Nazareth, Belgium), one of the largest OTC healthcare companies in Europe, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Perrigo-to-acquire-Omega-Pharma-for-&euro3-6-billion-creating-a-top-five-OTC-player_65189.html
October 31, 2014
Russia and Ukraine have agreed on a $4.6-billion package covering supplies of natural gas from Russia to Ukraine in winter 2014-15 and settling Ukraine's debts to Russia for past gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Russia-Ukraine-EU-agree-on-$4-6-billion-winter-gas-supply-deal_65017.html
October 30, 2014
Tessenderlo Group (Brussels) says it sales in the third quarter 2014 were €338.7 million ($431 million), compared with €415.1 million for the corresponding period a year ago...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Tessenderlo-increases-sales-and-profit-in-third-quarter_64940.html
October 27, 2014
Benzene exports out of the European Union have been decreasing during 2014, according to trade data. Exports stood at 107,000 m.t. in the eight months to August compared with 126,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Europes-benzene-exports-decline-on-diminished-availability-lighter-feedslates_64810.html
October 23, 2014
Umicore (Brussels), in its business update announcement for the third quarter of 2014, says that the company’s revenue increased 1% in the quarter, compared with the third...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Umicore-records-a-slight-increase-in-revenue_64696.html
October 22, 2014
Foster Wheeler announced today that it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract by ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical (Esso) for the Antwerp...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Foster-Wheeler-awarded-contract-for-ExxonMobil-Antwerp-refinery_64668.html
October 21, 2014
Dow Corning says it has opened an expanded health-care application center in the company’s European headquarters at Seneffe, Belgium. The facility is intended to serve customers...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Dow-Corning-opens-expanded-health-care-application-center-in-Belgium_64628.html
October 17, 2014
Kuraray says that it has reached an agreement to sell the European polyvinyl butyral (PVB) film business formerly owned by DuPont, including the production facility at Uentrop...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Kuraray-to-sell-former-DuPont-European-PVB-film-business-to-Luxembourg-based-firm-GVC_64577.html
October 16, 2014
Production of olefins increased in Western Europe in the second quarter of 2014 compared with the corresponding quarter of last year, but output slipped compared with the previous...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Europes-olefins-output-increases-year-on-year-slips-sequentially_64553.html
October 15, 2014
Solvay has appointed An Nuyttens as president of the silica global business unit, succeeding Tom Benner, who has left the group. Nuyttens, a Belgian national, joined Solvay in 1991 as...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Solvay-appoints-new-president-of-silica-business_64517.html
October 14, 2014
Outgoing European trade commissioner Karel De Gucht has spoken about the "reality" of the negotiations between the European Union and the United States on the Transatlantic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/EU-trade-commissioner-De-Gucht-addresses-the-reality-of-the-EU-US-trade-talks_64496.html
October 14, 2014
Solvay could sell up to €100 million/year ($127 million) of poly(ether ether ketone) (PEEK) under a possible contract to supply Apple with polymer for the iPhone 6, analysts at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Analysts-Solvay-could-sell-&euro100-millionyear-of-PEEK-to-Apple-for-iPhone-6_64493.html
October 13, 2014
An integrated energy market across the European Union could bring net economic benefits between €16 billion and €40 billion ($20 billion–$50 billion) each year, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Single-EU-energy-market-could-bring-benefits-worth-$20-50-billion_64475.html
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