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Mitsubishi Chemical: Restart of Kashima Complex Could Take 'Some Time'
Mitsubishi Chemical says that operations at its Kashima, Japan manufacturing complex will not resume for some time because of severe damage to piers at the adjacent port, and to other infrastructure, caused by the earthquake and tsunami that struck the...

Sumitomo Chemical reports huge rise in profits
Sumitomo Chemical reports a 92% rise in net profits for its fiscal first nine months, ended 31 December 2014, compared with the year-ago period, to ¥47.2 billion ($401.3 million). Nine-month sales increased 7.2%, to ¥1.7 trillion. Sumitomo's basic...

Tokuyama reports huge loss
Tokuyama (Tokyo) reports a net loss of ¥78.9 billion ($672.3 million) in the fiscal first nine months ended 31 December 2014 compared with a net profit of ¥7.49 billion in that span of the previous fiscal year. The huge net loss is because of an...

Japan's exports of p-xylene, benzene declined in 2014; toluene, mixed xylene exports up
Japan's exports of major aromatics products mostly fell in 2014, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Finance (Tokyo). Exports of para-xylene (p-xylene) were 2.40 million m.t. in 2014, down almost 28% from 3.32 million m.t. in 2013. About 78%...

Shin-Etsu reports rises in profits and sales
Shin-Etsu Chemical reports an 8.1% rise in net profits for the nine months ended 31 December 2014 compared with the year-ago period, to ¥100.0 billion ($844.3 million). Nine-month sales increased 6.6%, to ¥929.5 billion. Third-quarter figures have not...

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