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Chemical Industry Weekly News Round-Up, Dec. 2

2:59 PM MST | December 2, 2011 | Vincent Valk

This Week on CW:   BASF is targeting an 80% increase in sales by 2020, to $153 billion. Development and sale of sustainable products and expansion into emerging markets are expected to drive the increase.   Sasol is studying the construction of a world-scale ethane cracker at the company’s Lake Charles, LA site. The project would cost around $4 billion and produce about 1 million to 1.4 million m.t./year of ethylene.   Nufarm has acquired U.S. seeds firm Seeds 2000 for $55.2 million. Seeds 2000 focuses on research and production of sunflower...

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