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May 31, 2013
Ube Industries has unveiled a medium-term management plan covering the next three years. Ube is targeting operating profits of ¥55 billion ($540 million) in the fiscal year ending...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Ube-announces-business-plan-to-invest-$1-37-billion-in-3-years_52397.html
May 23, 2013
SCG Chemicals, the chemical subsidiary of Siam Cement Group (SCG; Bangkok), reports a more than doubling in profits for the first quarter of 2013 compared with the year-ago quarter, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Siam-Cements-chemicals-unit-reports-huge-rise-in-profits_51673.html
May 23, 2013
Leading Korean chemical companies report mixed financial results for the first quarter of 2013. LG Chem posted a 10.6% decline in net profits for the first quarter compared with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Korean-companies-report-mixed-results-for-the-first-quarter_51672.html
May 23, 2013
BASF and Petronas Chemicals say they will invest a total of $500 million in an integrated aroma ingredients project at the companies’ BASF Petronas Chemicals joint venture site in the Gebeng Industrial Zone at Kuantan, Malaysia....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/BASF-Petronas-to-build-aroma-ingredients-facility-in-Malaysia_51671.html
May 21, 2013
Most leading Japanese chemical companies reported lower earnings and sales for the fiscal year, ended 31 March. The slowing global economy; weak demand in overseas markets, including...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Japanese-companies-report-lower-earnings_52092.html
April 26, 2013
Asahi Kasei Chemicals (AKC), an Asahi Kasei subsidiary, says it will expand capacity for the company’s Duranate hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI)–based polyisocyanate at...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Asahi-boosts-HDI-based-polyisocyanate-in-China_51431.html
April 26, 2013
Reliance Industries says that net profits for the company’s fiscal fourth quarter, ended 31 March, increased 31.9% compared with the same period of the previous year, to about...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Reliance-Industries-reports-rise-in-quarterly-profits_51429.html
April 15, 2013
Asahi Kasei Fibers (AKF), an Asahi Kasei subsidiary, says it will invest about ¥3 billion ($32 million) to build a plant at Nobeoka, Japan, for the production of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Asahi-Kasei-to-build-cellulosic-fiber-facility-in-Japan_51081.html
April 15, 2013
Fine and specialty chemicals company CABB (Sulzbach, Germany), Jining Gold Power (Jining, China), and Jinwei Huasheng Chemical (Jining) have signed a memorandum of understanding to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/CABB-to-form-MCA-venture-in-China_51080.html
April 15, 2013
The Chinese government says that a major state-owned rare earth production company has been created at Ganzhou, in Jiangxi Province in southeastern China, for the sustainable...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Major-rare-earth-company-formed-at-Ganzhou-China_51079.html
March 29, 2013
The chemical businesses of Sinopec and PetroChina reported weak financial results for 2012. Sinopec’s chemicals segment reported a 2% fall in revenues compared with 2011, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Sinopec-PetroChina-chemical-units-report-lower-earnings_50790.html
March 29, 2013
AkzoNobel says it will end merchant sales of fatty acids from its complex at Binzhou, Shandong Province, China, and close permanently two of the three fatty acid plants at the site....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/AkzoNobel-exits-merchant-fatty-acid-business-in-China-cuts-200-jobs_50791.html
March 19, 2013
Lubrizol says that its CPI Engineering Services subsidiary, a maker of synthetic lubricants for the compressor original equipment manufacturer (OEM) market, will partner with Oxea to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Lubrizol-and-Oxea-to-produce-refrigeration-lubricants-in-China_50496.html
March 19, 2013
The Chinese government says that it will elevate the status of the existing State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA; Beijing) in order to strengthen regulation and boost confidence in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/China-to-establish-a-stronger-food-and-drug-safety-watchdog_50495.html
March 8, 2013
C W has obtained the list of chemicals that the Chinese government has targeted for priority action—restriction or tightening of existing legislation or, in extreme cases...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/China-lists-chemicals-for-priority-action_50345.html
March 8, 2013
Methanex plans to increase methanol capacity in New Zealand by 700,000 m.t./year, to 2.2 million m.t./year, by the end of 2013. The company has secured a new natural gas supply...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Methanex-to-restart-and-increase-methanol-capacity-in-New-Zealand_50346.html
March 8, 2013
Mitsubishi Chemical has lowered its financial targets for the fiscal year ending 31 March 2016 because of a deterioration in the business environment. The revised targets form part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Mitsubishi-Chemical-lowers-2016-targets_50347.html
March 1, 2013
Schnur: Significant step in expanding CPVC business. Lubrizol and Sekisui Chemical (Tokyo) say they have agreed to establish a joint venture company in Thailand to manufacture...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Lubrizol-Sekisui-form-JV-for-Thai-manufacture-of-chlorinated-PVC_50144.html
March 1, 2013
The Chinese government has issued a list of chemicals and industries for which chemical pollution prevention and control efforts will be prioritized by 2015....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/China-blacklists-58-chemicals-on-environmental-grounds_50143.html
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