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October 31, 2011
Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel Rare-Earth Hi-Tech Co. (Baotou, China), the world’s biggest producer of rare earths, says it suspended rare earth smelting and separation work for one...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Chinas-Biggest-Producer-of-Rare-Earths-Suspends-Production-for-One-Month_38584.html
October 28, 2011
Veerasak: Heading up the new company. PTT Chemical, and PTT Aromatics and Refining―each company an affiliate of energy firm PTT (Bangkok)―have completed their previously announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/PTT-Affiliates-Complete-Merger-Creating-PTT-Global-Chemical_38582.html
October 28, 2011
The Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) says that China has imposed antidumping duties on imports of caprolactam from the U.S. and European Union (EU), for five years starting...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/China-Slaps-Antidumping-Duties-on-Caprolactam-from-the-U-S-and-EU_38583.html
October 28, 2011
GE and Penrice Soda Holdings (Osborne, Australia) have reached an agreement with coal-seam gas producer QGC (Brisbane, Australia) to design, build, and operate a brine pilot plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/GE-and-Penrice-Soda-to-Build-Brine-Pilot-Plant_38585.html
October 17, 2011
Tokuyama (Tokyo) says it has decided to restructure its precipitated silica business by February 29, 2012. The company plans to cease marketing activities for its Tokusil and Finesil...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Tokuyama-to-restructure-Precipitated-Silica-Business_38286.html
October 17, 2011
Mitsubishi Rayon says it has entered into a nonbinding letter of intent with Daicel (Osaka) to establish a joint venture to manufacture acetate tow for cigarette filters. Mitsubishi...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Mitsubishi-Rayon-and-Daicel-to-Form-Acetate-Tow-Joint-Venture_38285.html
October 17, 2011
Sibur (Moscow) says it has entered into a memorandum of extended cooperation with Sinopec on the possible formation of two joint ventures for the production of nitrile butadiene rubber...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Sibur-Sinopec-Plan-Nitrile-Rubber-JVs_38284.html
October 17, 2011
DIC Corp. (Tokyo) says it will invest about ¥8 billion ($104 million) to build a polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) polymer production line at the Kashima, Japan site of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/DIC-to-Expand-PPS-Polymer-Capacity-at-Kashima-Site_38283.html
October 14, 2011
Arkema officially opened two major manufacturing facilities last week at its Changshu, China site, and it announced a string of additional projects there. Changshu is Arkema’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Arkema-Inaugurates-Plants-in-China-Plans-More-Investments_38354.html
October 7, 2011
The China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF; Beijing) says chemical industry output increased 37.1% in the first eight months of 2011, compared with the year-ago...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/China-Output-on-the-Rise_38098.html
October 7, 2011
Omnova Solutions says it will immediately suspend production at its Taicang, China plant and consolidate production into its Shanghai facility, pending future improvement in business...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Weak-Demand-Forces-Omnova-to-Idle-Facility-in-China_38097.html
October 7, 2011
Feeling the Heat: Shell’s Bukom refinery. Shell’s refinery at Bukom Island, Singapore remained offstream at CW press time following a fire. The company was nevertheless...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Shell-Refinery-Fire-Cuts-Petrochemical-Production_38096.html
October 7, 2011
Reliance Industries, India’s largest private-sector company and the country’s dominant petrochemicals player, is interested in buying a controlling stake in Haldia...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Reliance-Interested-in-Buying-Haldia-Petrochemicals_38091.html
October 7, 2011
Air Products says it will increase production of gaseous nitrogen at Cheonan, South Chungcheong province, Korea to serve increasing demand for electronics. Air Products will build a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Air-Products-Expands-Nitrogen_38099.html
September 26, 2011
Expansion planned: Chandra Asri plant at Cilegon. Siam Cement Group (SCG; Bangkok) says its SCG Chemicals subsidiary has entered into separate share-purchase agreements with Barito...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Siam-Cement-to-Buy-30-percent-Stake-in-Chandra-Asri-for-$416-Million_37853.html
September 26, 2011
Borgas: Signals commitment to the region. Lonza says it has submitted an application for a secondary share listing in Singapore. Lonza’s shares will be listed on the main board...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Lonza-to-List-on-Singapore-Stock-Exchange_37850.html
September 26, 2011
Formosa Petrochemical, part of the Formosa Plastics Group (FPG; Taipei), has appointed Chen Bao-lang as its new chairman, effective September 15. Chen succeeds Wilfred Wang, who...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Formosa-Petrochemical-Appoints-Ex-CPC-Boss-as-Chairman_37801.html
September 9, 2011
Sinopec’s chemicals segment reported a 36.7% increase in revenues for the first half of 2011 compared with the year-ago period, to Rmb209.4 billion ($32.8 billion). Operating profits...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Sinopecs-Chemicals-Segment-Reports-Rise-in-Profits-Sales_37433.html
September 9, 2011
Kerr: India's economic growth boosts demand. PPG Industries says it has signed a letter of intent with Harsha Exito Engineering (Chennai, India) to establish a 50-50 joint venture for...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/PPG-to-Form-Fiber-Glass-JV-in-India_37434.html
September 9, 2011
Solutia says it has acquired additional capacity for high-technology conductive film manufacturing from Aimcore Technology (Hsinchu, Taiwan), a leading indium tin oxide glass...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Solutia-Acquires-Additional-Film-Manufacturing-Capacity-in-Taiwan_37435.html
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