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Chemical Industry

Scuffles as Ningbo residents step up chemical plant protest

Police arrest a demonstrator. Photo: Reuters

Demonstrators clashed with riot police in central Ningbo yesterday, as protests against the proposed expansion of a Sinopec plant drew the largest crowds yet.

Sunday, 28 October, 2012, 5:19am

Sanjian Chemicals plans HK$1b offering

Zhejiang province-based industrial chemicals producer Sanjian Chemicals is expected to raise just under HK$1 billion in an initial public offering mid next month, a person familiar with the deal said. The company is the mainland's largest privately-owned maker of ethylene oxide and other surfactants, which are core components of cleaning agents and cosmetics.

23 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

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12 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Yip's Chemical allots 300m yuan for acquisitions to boost capacity

Yip's Chemical Holdings, the world's fourth-largest solvent maker, may spend as much as 300 million yuan for acquisitions this year including an ink maker in Tianjin to strengthen its coating business, according to a company official.

8 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Dongyue Group targets US$220m in IPO

Refrigerant maker plans to sell 520m shares, market debut scheduled for December 7

Dongyue Group, a mainland refrigerant maker, plans to raise as much as US$220 million from an initial public offering in Hong Kong next month, according to market sources.

3 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

HK a key base as Sabic grows in Asia-Pacific

Petrochemical manufacturer embarks on a major expansion programme, reflecting its commitment to long-term regional growth

Hong Kong is proving to be a crucial base for one of the world's top petrochemicals manufacturers as it positions itself for further growth in China and across Asia-Pacific.

6 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Petrochemical equipment imports to be cut

Beijing plans to ban the import of large-scale petrochemical plant equipment that can be made locally while targeting a 75 per cent domestic production rate by 2010, creating a market worth tens of billions of yuan for domestic makers.

27 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

BASF makes high-risk US$1.5b bet on China

German chemical giant BASF will open its biggest manufacturing facility since its founding in 1861, a landmark for the company and a high-risk US$1.5 billion bet that the next five years in China will be like the past five.

26 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

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