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THAILAND

Indorama reports fall in third-quarter profits
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) reports a 48.4% fall in profits for the third quarter of 2014 compared with the third quarter of 2013, to 618 million baht ($19 million). Third-quarter sales increased 7.5%, however, to baht63.60 billion. Volumes and sales...

PTTGC reports lower third-quarter net profit, plant outages in Asia help aromatics
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) today reported a 21% decline in third-quarter net profit to 7.59 billion Thai baht ($231.22 million) on 3% higher sales of baht145.82 billion. Ebidta was 22% lower at baht12.86 billion and Ebitda margin declined from 12%...

Petronas Chemicals reports a slight increase in profits
Petronas Chemicals (Kuala Lumpur) reports a 2.8% rise in profits for the third quarter of 2014 compared with the third quarter of 2013, to 732 million ringgit ($220 million) due to higher sales volumes of high-margin ethane-based products, the company says...

Momentive adds liquid silicone rubber and release coatings capacity in Thailand
Momentive Performance Materials says it has today commissioned two new expansions at its Rayong Province, Thailand manufacturing facility. Momentive commissioned new liquid silicone rubber production capacity in Rayong that will serve customers throughout...

DKSH to distribute BASF's personal care and household colorants across Asia
The performance materials business unit of DKSH (Zurich) has been apponted to provide market expansion services for BASF's range of colorants used in the personal-care and household industries in China, including Hong Kong; India; Indonesia; Japan; South...

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INDONESIA

IFF expands flavors presence in Indonesia and Chile
IFF announced today it is expanding its flavors business in Indonesia and Chile, with new facilities in both countries. In Indonesia, the company is doubling the size of an existing flavors creative center at Jakarta, to 1,500 square meters. The expansion was...

Petronas Chemicals reports a slight increase in profits
Petronas Chemicals (Kuala Lumpur) reports a 2.8% rise in profits for the third quarter of 2014 compared with the third quarter of 2013, to 732 million ringgit ($220 million) due to higher sales volumes of high-margin ethane-based products, the company says...

DKSH to distribute BASF's personal care and household colorants across Asia
The performance materials business unit of DKSH (Zurich) has been apponted to provide market expansion services for BASF's range of colorants used in the personal-care and household industries in China, including Hong Kong; India; Indonesia; Japan; South...

Messer to build air separation plant in Vietnam
Industrial gases firm Messer has signed a 25-year contract to supply oxygen and nitrogen to Hoa Phat Steel, Vietnam’s largest steel producer. Messer will build the third gases production plant in northern Vietnam to supply the steel maker. The air...

Asian Paints signs agreement to acquire Ethiopian firm, plans to invest in Indonesia
Asian Paints (Mumbai) said on Wednesday that its wholly owned subsidiary Berger International (Singapore) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a 51% stake in the Ethiopian firm Kadisco Paint and Adhesive Industry (Addis Ababa), formerly known as...

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SINGAPORE

Petronas Chemicals reports a slight increase in profits
Petronas Chemicals (Kuala Lumpur) reports a 2.8% rise in profits for the third quarter of 2014 compared with the third quarter of 2013, to 732 million ringgit ($220 million) due to higher sales volumes of high-margin ethane-based products, the company says...

Teijin to shut polycarbonate plant in Singapore, exit dimethyl terephthalate business
Teijin today announced several initiatives to restructure its loss-making businesses. The measures include permanently shutting down a polycarbonate (PC) resin plant in Singapore and exiting the dimethyl terephthalate (DMT) business. The measures announced...

Evonik starts up $625-million methionine plant in Singapore
Evonik Industries says that its previously announced, new methionine plant in Singapore started production on 4 November. Construction on the project began in August 2012, and the company has spent over €500 million ($625 million) on the plant, the most...

JTC breaks ground on multi-user chemical hub for SMEs in Singapore
JTC, Singapore’s government agency responsible for the development of industrial infrastructure, has broken ground on a high-rise specialized complex designed to house chemical companies involved in the manufacturing, blending and distribution of...

DKSH to distribute BASF's personal care and household colorants across Asia
The performance materials business unit of DKSH (Zurich) has been apponted to provide market expansion services for BASF's range of colorants used in the personal-care and household industries in China, including Hong Kong; India; Indonesia; Japan; South...

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