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Indian agrochemical sector to grow at 7.5% annually by FY20

India is the fourth largest global producer of agrochemicals after the US, Japan and China. This segment generated a value of USD 4.4 billion in FY15 and is expected to grow at 7.5% per annum to reach USD 6.3 billion by FY20.

Air Products has announced it will build a new plant and associated infrastructure in the Pukou Economic Development Zone (PKEDZ), Nanjing, eastern China, to supply ultra-high purity gases to its customers in the park.

AkzoNobel has reported a second quarter with positive developments in profitability in all three Business Areas, despite currency pressures and a challenging market environment.

Evonik is the first company able to use biotech methods to produce surfactants on an industrial scale.

Monsanto has announced that its Board of Directors unanimously views Bayer AG’s revised proposal as financially inadequate and insufficient to ensure deal certainty.

Chemical

The augmentation of Sunrex facilities, when completed in November 2017, will bring Mitsui...

During May, capacity utilization in the global business of chemistry declined 0.2...

Year-to-date production was 33.5 billion pounds, a 3.9 percent increase as compared to...

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Petrochemical

PETRONAS has recorded a group pre-tax profit of RM6.8 billion for the quarter that ended...

AkzoNobel has completed phase one of the €2.5 million expansion of its performance...

Jacobs Engineering Group announced today that it was awarded a contract to provide...

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Appointments

Dow Corning says that Andrew (Andy) E. Tometich has been named business president of Dow...

Oxea has announced the appointment of Salim Al Huthaili as the new Chief Executive...

Switzerland-based fragrance and flavour company Firmenich has appointed Satish Rao as...

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