Japan firms in chemical deal
CHINA will construct a large acrylonitrile butodiene styrene (ABS) production base with the help of three Japanese companies.
According to a contract signed by the Jilin Chemical Industrial group and the Japanese companies, the chemical resin production base will be located in Jilin province, and will have an annual production capacity of 100,000 tonnes.
The Jilin group will, in co-operation with Japan's Nichimen Corporation, install the patented ABS production facilities of the Japan Synthetic Rubber Company, according to Xinhua (the New China News Agency).
Construction of the project will be conducted by the Japanese Chisso Engineering Company.