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July 30, 2007
A strike by Canadian National Railway (CN) workers that began on February 10 is having a “significant impact across Canada’s chemical industry,” says the Canadian...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Canada-Rail-Strike-Disrupts-Chemical-Shipments_5663.html
July 30, 2007
Export figures are based on fob values excluding re-export; import figures on cost, insurance, and freight. Sources: Haver Analytics (New York), based on data from the U.S. Dept. of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Year-End-Acceleration_5660.html
July 30, 2007
The CW75 Index rose 1% for the week ending February 14, in line with broader market indexes. Basic and diversified chemical stocks increased 1%, while specialty chemical shares were...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/CW75-Stock-Performance_5658.html
July 30, 2007
Environmental groups including Beyond Pesticides (Washington) have filed a petition to reopen a lawsuit in federal court to try to force regulators to accelerate the phase-out of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Groups-Seek-Pesticide-Phaseout_5657.html
July 30, 2007
Ranbaxy Laboratories (Gurgaon), India’s biggest pharmaceuticals company, has signed a multiyear R&D agreement with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Ranbaxy could receive more than $100...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Ranbaxy-and-GSK-Enter-R-and-D-Agreement_5647.html
July 30, 2007
Generic pharmaceuticals manufacturer Actavis (Hafnarfjordur, Iceland) says it has acquired the active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) division of Sanmar Specialty Chemicals Ltd...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Actavis-Buys-Indian-API-Business_5645.html
July 30, 2007
EPA has approved a request by Clorox for permission to post information about the company’s contributions to charities on certain product labels regulated under pesticide laws...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/EPA-Allows-Clorox-to-Promote-its-Donations-to-Charities-on-Pesticide-Labels_5547.html
July 30, 2007
A federal judge heard oral arguments last week in a lawsuit brought by CSX against a District of Columbia (D.C.) ordinance requiring hazmat rail shipments to be rerouted around the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Oral-Arguments-Heard-in-D-C-Hazmat-Rerouting-Case_5546.html
July 30, 2007
High crude oil and natural gas prices are pushing coal to the forefront as a lower-cost alternative energy and feedstock source. An increasing number of companies in the U.S. could...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Coal-to-Chemicals_5533.html
July 30, 2007
U.S. ethylene spot prices have come under pressure from lower natural gas costs. Prices stagnated at 36.5 cts/lb del, with buying ideas at 35 cts/lb del, sources say. Propylene spot...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/COMMENTARY_5350.html
July 30, 2007
Dow Chemical’s recent acquisition of Bayer’s Wolff Walsrode (Walsrode, Germany) cellulosics subsidiary, strengthens Dow’s differentiated portfolio and reduces its...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Dow-Acquires-Wolff-Walsrode-Business-from-Bayer_5339.html
July 30, 2007
Chemical Growth Outstrips GDP India’s population has grown as large as that of China, and India is exhibiting similar growth rates to China in GDP and chemicals. India’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/India_5331.html
July 30, 2007
‘Robust’ Economic Growth Ahead Most major Japanese chemical makers indicate that they expect their financial performance to improve in 2007. They cite the Japanese economy...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Japan_5330.html
July 30, 2007
Oil Prices Stay High; Ethane Gets Scarcer OPEC, dominated by oil-producing countries in the Mideast, announced plans in December to reduce its oil-production quota in February 2007 by...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Mideast_5328.html
July 30, 2007
GDP Slows, but Recovery Stays on Track Europe’s long-awaited economic recovery materialized in 2006 after several false starts. GDP growth is forecast to slow slightly in 2007...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Europe_5323.html
July 30, 2007
Fine Chemicals: Asian Invasion to Continue Asia’s share of the global pharma fine chemical sector is forecast to increase through 2007 as companies in India and China in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Pharmaceuticals_5317.html
July 30, 2007
Global Earnings to Rebound Earnings for the global plastics industry will rebound this year, following price declines in the past few months due to inventory destocking and falling...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Plastics_5314.html
July 30, 2007
Earnings Stay Close to Peak The petrochemical market has been surprisingly resilient in the past year, driving up earnings after a brief retreat in 2005. Tight markets in several...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Petrochemicals_5313.html
July 30, 2007
Global Market Enters ‘More Mature’ Phase Chemical makers worldwide enter the new year upbeat as key indicators point to continued, if subdued, growth for the industry. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Industry-Outlook_5312.html
July 30, 2007
South Asian Petrochem Ltd. (SAPL; Kolkata, India) says it has signed an agreement with Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Co. (Echem; Cairo) for a joint venture to make polyethylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Indian-Egyptian-JV-to-Build-PET-Plant_5309.html
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