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  1. BASF plans to invest Euro1b in Greater China

    Posted Sep 30th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... rapidly despite the clouded outlook for the global chemical market. BASF expects its Asia-Pacific sales to double by 2020. That would represent a 6 per cent compound annual growth rate, compared with its estimate of about 4.5 per cent overall growth in demand for chemicals in the region. The Asia-Pacific accounted for 20 per cent of its global sales in the first half of the year, ...

  2. China in BASF sights for US$1b Asian push

    Posted Sep 18th 2006, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng German chemical giant BASF plans to invest US$1 billion in the Asia-Pacific region until 2009, with at least half the amount to be poured into China, according to its regional head ... of investments in the pipeline but said: 'There are more [projects] to come. The major point of our investment in Asia-Pacific will be in China.' BASF and Sinopec's top management last ...

  3. Star Cruises expands with order for $4b ship

    Posted Dec 27th 2004, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... cent of its turnover in this year's first nine months and Asia Pacific 24 per cent. In the period, NCLC Group, the firm's operating arm in North America and Europe, saw occupancy rise ... bank borrowings to shareholders' equity stood at about 108 per cent. Star Cruises, controlled by Malaysian businessman Lim Goh Tong, makes port calls in Asia-Pacific, North and South ...

  4. BASF sees chemical demand recovering

    Posted May 11th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Recovery of global demand for industrial chemicals, a gauge of the manufacturing sector's health, is still negligible although it is picking up on the mainland, said the Asia-Pacific head of German chemical giant BASF. Executive director Martin Brudermueller said the company remained committed to its China expansion even though the global economic slump was affecting ...

  5. Power stocks continue to fall on slowdown fears

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... controls on power prices and surging finance expenses, all of which ate into its earnings. Citigroup head of Asia-Pacific utilities research Pierre Lau increased the full-year net loss estimate ...

  6. Crude price breaches US$57 barrier

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... and don't have much slack in production as it is,' said Markus Rosgen, an Asia-Pacific strategist at Citigroup. 'The fear is that they won't have enough excess capacity to make much ... Asia to the US were also showing a marginal decline year on year. 'This indicates [exporters] have no pricing power. Earnings growth is forecast at 1.9 per cent for the region this year ...

  7. Oil hub bid does not hold water

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng, Nick Westra

    ... And there is already a major oil trading centre in Singapore, which is well-situated at the gateway to the Asia-Pacific, along established shipping lanes from the Middle East. Singapore has a stranglehold ... customers rather than the mainland. 'There are other East Asia-centred locations that could be more naturally suited as an oil trading hub or at least have infrastructure that already ...

  8. HSBC tumble dents appeal of rights offering

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... yesterday. That has got people at the top of the bank increasingly nervous. Sandy Flockhart, HSBC chief executive for the Asia-Pacific, said he hoped investors would look at the long-term prospects ...

  9. India deal may not lead to joint bids

    Posted Feb 07th 2006, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... head of Asia-Pacific oil and gas at Citigroup. The precondition for a successful joint bid includes an agreement on an asset's valuation and permission from the governments of both ... of Asia oil and gas research at Deutsche Bank, said China and India might pursue joint bids in Russia, Africa, the Middle East and even in Western countries to leverage each other's political ...

  10. Mainland firms to increase emission reduction projects

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... of Asia-Pacific commodities solutions Jennifer Jiang Hongbo said uncertainties over the regulatory environment after the protocol expired and Beijing's ban on credit sales beyond that meant ...




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