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Dow’s new challenge

It is more than twenty years since the Bhopal gas tragedy but the after effects continue to linger. Dow Chemical, which inherited the Bhopal legacy when it acquired Union Carbide, is reportedly facing opposition yet again and this time from students at Indian engineering colleges. This report by an Indian television channel says that students, […]

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Anyone for plastics paradise?

In its quest for value addition, Saudi Arabia is aggressively marketing itself as an investment destination for the plastics industry. And processors from India are being wooed to set up shop in the Kingdom. A delegation of Indian processors, just back from a visit, appeared impressed at what was on offer. The opportunities were discussed […]

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Dow’s latest India move

Looks like Dow Chemical is set to boost its presence in India. Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd (GACL) announced yesterday that it has signed a MoU with Dow for business cooperation in chlorinated organics. It is not yet clear if the cooperation involves manufacturing products in India and the scale of Dow’s investment. What is […]

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It is not yet over…

Is it too early to bury the Dow and Reliance joint-venture deal? Today’s Economic Times reports that the two companies are still talking but a deal could be a few months away as many issues still need to be sorted out. The report refers to valuation and management issues but reiterates that both sides are […]

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