China’s green drive spurs record chemicals profits
...Northeast Asian (NEA) caustic soda prices had risen by no less than 68% in November 2017 compared ...
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Methyl ethyl ketone - Asia
11 January '18
USES Methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) is mainly used as a low-boiling solvent for nitrocellulose, acrylic and vinyl surface coatings. More than half of global demand is derived from the paints and coatings...
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January 13, 2017
By Joseph Chang
Strong chemical M&A market to persist into 2017
...The desire for deals is strong and conditions ripe for a high level of chemical mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in 2017. A number of mega mergers – the highest profile being Dow/DuPont – ...
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