Robison, Simon
August 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;8/28/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 32, p7
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs on the chemical industry in Asia and other parts of the world. The toluene di-isocyanate plant of Dow Chemical in Porto Marghera, Italy will be temporarily closed as part of an evaluation of its long-term competitiveness. There has been a 90% increase in the production of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) at a VCM plant in Taiwan after its re-opening. A $30 per tonne price hike for acrylonitrile was proposed by Japan-based Asahi Kasei Chemicals.


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