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June 26, 2015
BASF Petronas Chemicals broke ground recently on a previously announced 2-ethylhexanoic acid (2-EHA) project at the company’s production site at Kuantan, Malaysia, BASF says....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/BASF-Petronas-JV-breaks-ground-on-2-ethylhexanoic-acid-plant_71629.html
June 26, 2015
The Chinese government says that a national carbon-trading market will become operational in late 2016 or early 2017. The market forms part of China’s strategy to promote green...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/China-to-launch-carbon-trading-market-by-2017_71630.html
June 26, 2015
Teijin Polycarbonate Singapore, a Teijin subsidiary, has put its industrial site at Jurong Island, Singapore, up for sale via an expression of interest, says Colliers International (London), the appointed property consultant for the sale....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Teijin-selling-Jurong-Island-site-following-polycarbonate-closure_71628.html
June 15, 2015
Praxair has signed two separate long-term contracts for the supply of industrial gases in India: with agricultural chemical company UPL (Mumbai), formerly United Phosphorus Ltd., for...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Praxair-agrees-to-supply-gases-to-agchem-steel-firms-in-India_71204.html
June 15, 2015
AkzoNobel says that it will invest more than €30 million ($33.9 million) to build a manufacturing facility in Thailand to support the regional growth of the company’s performance coatings business....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/AkzoNobel-to-build-performance-coatings-facility-in-Thailand_71205.html
June 15, 2015
The petrochemical businesses of state-owned energy companies in India report mixed results for their fiscal fourth quarters, ended 31 March. The petrochemicals business of Indian Oil...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Gail-Indian-Oil-petchem-units-report-mixed-results_71206.html
June 9, 2015
Industrial biotech firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) and Ipca Laboratories (Mumbai) say that they have signed a letter of intent to establish an agreement for Amyris to supply a key...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Amyris-Ipca-sign-letter-of-intent-for-supply-of-API_71106.html
May 29, 2015
Flavors and fine ingredients company Frutarom Industries (Haifa, Israel) says that it has acquired a 60% stake in flavors and fragrances firm Sonarome (Bangalore, India) for a cash payment of $17.2 million....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Frutarom-buys-majority-stake-in-Indian-company_70731.html
May 29, 2015
Toray Industries says that its wholly owned subsidiary Toray Advanced Materials Korea (TAK; Seoul) has launched another tender offer to acquire the remaining shares in Toray Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Toray-to-buy-remaining-shares-in-former-Woongjin-Chemical_70732.html
May 29, 2015
Manali Petrochemicals (Chennai, India), a producer of propylene oxide, propylene glycols, and polyols, says that it plans to expand polyols production capacity from 50,000 m.t./year to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Manali-Petrochemicals-to-expand-polyols-capacity_70733.html
May 22, 2015
A large majority of the leading chemical companies based in Japan have reported improved earnings for the full fiscal year, ended 31 March. Only Teijin and Tokuyama report losses for...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Leading-Japanese-companies-report-improved-earnings_70565.html
May 22, 2015
India has approved the setting up of an ammonia-urea complex at Namrup, Assam with a production capacity of 864,000 m.t./year, the cabinet says, at an estimated investment of 45...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/India-approves-ammonia-urea-plant-at-Namrup-Assam_70621.html
May 11, 2015
GTS Chemical Holdings’ (Liaocheng, China) unaudited group revenue rose 40% to 167.0 million renminbi ($27.3 million) for the first quarter of 2015 versus Rmb119.3 million a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/GTS-Chemical-first-quarter-revenue-spikes-40-percent_70289.html
May 8, 2015
Showa Denko says that, in May, it will establish a company that will take over Showa Denko’s phenolic resins business. Showa Denko will transfer 85% of the shares in the new...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Showa-Denko-to-sell-phenolic-resins-business-to-Aica-Kogyo_70149.html
May 8, 2015
The chemical businesses of Sinopec and PetroChina each reports improved financial results for the first quarter of 2015. Sinopec’s chemicals business swung to a profit, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Sinopec-PetroChina-chemical-units-report-improved-results_70147.html
May 8, 2015
Celanese says that it has begun constructing a vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE) emulsions production plant at the company’s acetyls facility at Jurong Island, Singapore....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Celanese-chooses-Singapore-for-VAE-emulsions-project_70148.html
April 29, 2015
China has renewed and lowered government subsidies for developing shale gas over 2016–20, the ministry of finance said today. From 2016 to 2018, the subsidies will be reduced to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/China-renews-and-lowers-subsidies-for-developing-shale-gas_69917.html
April 24, 2015
Reliance Industries says net profits for the company’s fiscal fourth quarter, ended 31 March, increased 8.5% compared with the same period of the previous fiscal year, to about 63.8 billion Indian rupees ($1.02 billion). Fourth-quarter sales decreased 33%, to Rs708.6 billion....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Reliance-reports-rise-in-profits-opens-PET-PTA-plants_69698.html
April 24, 2015
Showa Denko says that it has decided to build a plant at Shanghai to produce high-purity hydrogen fluoride, a specialty gas used for producing semiconductors. The plant will be built...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Showa-Denko-builds-high-purity-hydrogen-fluoride-plant-in-China_69699.html
April 17, 2015
IMCD (Rotterdam), a distributor of specialty chemicals, says that it has completed the acquisition of Kushalchand (Mumbai), a distributor of food ingredients to the fast-growing...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/IMCD-acquires-food-ingredients-distributor-in-India_69493.html
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