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BASF completes vitamin A expansion at Ludwigshafen
BASF has increased its production capacities for vitamin A by 25% with expansion of a plant at Ludwigshafen. BASF has not disclosed capacity figures or the size of the investment. The expansion is designed to meet rising demand for BASF's vitamin A products...

Germany's chemical industry workers seek 4.8% pay rise, employers' association rejects demands
German trade union IG BCE (Hanover), representing workers in the chemical, mining, and energy sectors, has demanded today a pay increase of 4.8% for the 550,000 workers in the chemical industry. The new tariff contract should run for twelve months, the union...

BASF plans worldwide expansion of polyvinylpyrrolidone production
BASF said today that it plans to invest up to €56 million ($64.9 million) to expand capacity of its polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) value chain over the next four years. PVP is used in the pharmaceutical, personal and home care sector, among others, due to...

Wintershall exec: shale gas discussion blocks development of natural gas in Germany, $1 billion of investment on hold
The discussion in Germany about shale gas during the last three years is preventing approval of projects that require the use of hydraulic fracturing—or fracking, a controversial method used to recover underground gas from shale rocks by using water and...

VCI: Excluding ISDS from TTIP would be 'totally wrong'
Germany’s chemical trade association VCI (Frankfurt) says it welcomes the public debate on investor protection during a plenary debate on the topic in Germany’s parliament. The debate is on the investor-to-state dispute settlement (ISDS) clause...

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