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November 7, 2013
Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in Germany have called for the speedy formation of a new federal government, so that important reforms can be implemented, says industry...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/VCI-calls-for-rapid-reform-of-renewable-energy-laws-opposes-any-increase-in-tax_56344.html
November 7, 2013
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says "its profitability was at a record-high level in third-quarter 2013." Ebit before non-recurring items was €33.3...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Tikkurila-posts-record-third-quarter-profitability_56525.html
November 7, 2013
The European Commission has referred a request related to cultivation of a genetically-modified organism (GMO), originally submitted 12 years ago, to the council of ministers. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/European-Commission-refers-GMO-cultivation-request-to-Council-of-Ministers_56519.html
November 7, 2013
The European Commission has proposed the legislation necessary for the European Union to formally ratify the second commitment period (2013–2020) of the Kyoto Protocol on climate...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/European-Commission-proposes-ratification-of-second-phase-of-Kyoto-Protocol_56517.html
November 6, 2013
The chemical industry in Germany slowed during third-quarter 2013, chemical trade association VCI (Frankfurt) says. Production in July–September remained at the level of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/German-chemical-industry-Restrained-start-to-second-half-2013_56479.html
November 5, 2013
Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says it has increased Ebitda 10%, to €290.2 million ($392 million) in the first nine months of 2013. Group sales rose 10%, to €1.4 billion, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Symrise-posts-10-percent-increase-in-sales-Ebitda_56446.html
November 5, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has set population reference intakes for vitamin C and adequate intakes for manganese, the authority says. EFSA is updating...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EFSA-publishes-reference-values-for-intake-of-vitamin-C-manganese_56444.html
November 5, 2013
The European Commission has adopted a proposal that requires European member states to reduce their use of lightweight plastic carrier bags. Such plastic bags are often used only once...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/European-Commission-proposes-reduction-in-use-of-plastic-bags_56443.html
November 4, 2013
India has set ambitious growth targets for pharmaceutical exports, the India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF; Gurgaon) and Pharmexcil (Hyderabad) announced recently at the CPhI trade...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/CPhI-India-targets-position-as-pharmacy-of-the-world_56415.html
November 4, 2013
Gurit (Zürich) has posted a 16.8% drop in sales, to 76.1 million Swiss francs ($83.4 million), in third-quarter of 2013 compared with SF91.5 million in the year-ago...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Gurits-third-quarter-sales-fall-17-percent-YOY-but-rise-11-percent-sequentially_56412.html
October 31, 2013
The Kiel canal, which runs across Germany and connects the North Sea with the Baltic Sea, has partially reopened, following a collision between two ships. The collision took place on...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Germanys-Kiel-canal-partially-reopened-following-collision_56347.html
October 30, 2013
Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says it is opening a catalysis laboratory to advance its strategic focus in green chemistry. The company says its scent and care business will use the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Symrise-to-open-green-chemistry-laboratory_56318.html
October 30, 2013
Syngenta says it has registered Fortenza, a novel insecticide for use on soybean, corn, and sunflower, in Argentina. The company says that further registration is pending in several...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Syngenta-launches-insecticide-for-seed-treatment_56311.html
October 28, 2013
DuPont says it has opened the second phase of its China R&D center at the Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, at Shanghai. The center will house an additional 150 researchers, and the floor...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/DuPont-expands-R-and-D-center-in-China_56244.html
October 25, 2013
Eastman Chemical and Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies (JM Davy) have developed technology for the production of ethylene glycol (EG) from synthesis gas (syngas)–based feedstocks...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Eastman-unveils-new-EG-process-technology-plans-non-phthalate-plasticizer-expansion_56193.html
October 25, 2013
Methanex: Deal will increase Apicorp’s share of the joint venture to 17%. Methanex (Vancouver, BC) on 22 October announced plans to sell a 10% equity share in Egyptian Methanex...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Methanex-to-sell-10-percent-share-of-Egyptian-JV-to-Apicorp_56194.html
October 25, 2013
Momentive Specialty Chemicals (MSC) says it is expanding its triazine plant at Diboll, TX, to add new reactors and blend tanks. The expansions will double the plant’s production, MSC...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Momentive-expands-in-Texas-links-with-Kanoria_56195.html
October 25, 2013
Chevron Phillips Chemical’s (CPChem) board will make a final investment decision in the first quarter of 2014 on a previously announced expansion of normal alpha-olefins (NAOs)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/CPChem-to-decide-early-next-year-on-Texas-NAO-expansion_56196.html
October 25, 2013
ACC says that its monthly Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) increased 0.3% in October on a three-month moving average basis and remains up 3.1% year-on-year (YOY). The CAB remains at...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ACC-CAB-up-signaling-stronger-fourth-quarter_56197.html
October 25, 2013
BASF and Yara (Oslo) are evaluating a possible joint investment into a world-scale ammonia plant in the US Gulf Coast, the two companies have announced. BASF is currently a major user...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/BASF-Yara-ammonia-JV_56198.html
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