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Arkema Outlines Indian, Chinese Investments

9:48 AM MDT | March 18, 2008 | Natasha Alperowicz in Paris

Arkema says it is proceeding with previously announced plans to build an acrylic acid and esters complex in India and is in the final stages of planning for a polyvinylidine fluoride (PVDF) plant at Changshu, China. “We are moving with our Indian project, which will be onstream around 2011,” Thierry Le Hénaff, CEO of Arkema tells CW. Arkema last year announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Essar Chemicals (Mumbai) to study the feasibility of an equally owned joint venture to produce acrylic acid and esters in India (CW, Jan...

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