Asian Chemical Connections
Despite declining research intensity, research and development is alive and well in the global chemical industry. Which leading players are seeking to strengthen international activities?
SINCE ITS inception, the chemical industry has placed a high priority on investing in research and development (R&D). While the absolute amount of dollars spent continues to climb, research intensity (R&D/sales) has actually fallen in recent years.
INSIGHT: PET Latin America - looking to Asia for direction
"PET demand in Latin America has been slower than expected throughout 2012 and 2013 even for the peak soft-drink seasons."
VIDEO - ICIS Asia News Bulletin 22 May 2013