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December 8, 2014The 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...
December 5, 2014Myriant (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...
December 5, 2014Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings, the parent of Mitsubishi Chemical, has revised its earnings and sales forecasts for the full fiscal year ending 31 March 2015. Mitsubishi expects to...
December 5, 2014BASF and Toda Kogyo (Hiroshima, Japan), a leading developer and manufacturer of cathode materials for lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, have agreed to form a joint venture for cathode active materials in Japan, BASF says....
November 25, 2014The China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF; Beijing) has formalized its commitment to the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) and has been accepted...
November 25, 2014A report prepared by the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena; United Arab Emirates), in association with the China National Renewable Energy Centre (CNREC; Beijing), says that...
November 21, 2014Orica (Melbourne) announced on 19 November that it has agreed to sell the company’s chemicals business to funds advised by private equity firm Blackstone (New York) for A$750 million...
November 21, 2014The chemical businesses of Sinopec and PetroChina each report losses for the first nine months of 2014. Sinopec’s chemicals loss has widened, but PetroChina’s chemicals loss has...
November 21, 2014Leading Asia-based companies have posted mixed financial results for the third quarter....
November 21, 2014Teijin has announced several initiatives to restructure its money-losing businesses. The measures include permanently shutting down a polycarbonate (PC) resin plant in Singapore and...