September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/25/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 36, p16
Trade Publication
The article provides an update of issues and events related to the chemical industries in the North and South America. Albermale is to purchase the assets and business associated with DSM's pharmaceutical production site in South Haven, Michigan. Meanwhile, a sharp rise in fertilizer demand fueled a 34% increase in Brazil's chemicals imports to $1.9bn in August compared with the previous month.


Related Articles

  • 25 years ago.  // European Chemical News;8/2/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 2111, p22 

    Recounts the problems besetting the Soviet chemicals and fertilizers industry in July 1979. Percentage increase in the chemicals and petrochemicals industry in the first six months of 1979; Output of the enterprises controlled by the ministry of chemical industry; Decline in fertilizer...

  • Albemarle, Grace see growth in single-site catalysts. VALK, VINCENT // Chemical Week;10/20/2014, Vol. 176 Issue 26, p27 

    The article reports that polymer catalyst producers Albemarle and W.R. Grace expects their polypropyelene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) businesses to benefit from the North American shale boom and the polyolefins production growth in Asia and the Middle East. Topics discussed include the outlook...

  • Crisis Plagues Fertilizer Sector. Juarez, Antonio // Chemical Week;6/16/1999 Supplement Mexico, Vol. 161 Issue 23, pS25 

    Describes the crisis facing the Mexican fertilizer industry. Consequences of the lack of integration and high feedstock pricing; Impact on the revenue of Pemex Petroquimica, the state-owned petrochemicals producer; Drop in nitrogen fertilizer production between 1996 and 1998; Effects of the...

  • Fertil to boost production.  // ICIS Chemical Business;6/5/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 22, p27 

    The article reports on the plan of Abu Dhabi's Ruwais Fertilizer (Fertil) Industries to expand its petrochemical production with a three-phase debottleneck project, scheduled to be completed in 2009, according to Fertil director general, Saif Ahmed Al Ghafli. The expansion project is aimed at...

  • China's Petrochemical Industry Saw Continuously Slowing Growth.  // China Chemical Reporter;6/6/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p5 

    The article focuses on the continuous slow growth of petrochemical industry of China. In the first quarter of 2012, the production value of 3.81 trillion Renmibi (RMB) has been achieved from 26,650 petrochemical enterprises of China. The total output of fertilizer in China was 10.5 percent...

  • Profit increased by 45%.  // Chemical Fibers International;Aug2007, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p163 

    The reports on the performance of the Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC) for the first half of 2007, in which the company reported a profit of nearly 13 billion Saudi Riyals. SABIC is said to be one of the biggest petrochemicals manufacturers in the world, a market leader in production of...

  • Egypt reaches agreement on petchem, fertilizer complexes. ALPEROWICZ, NATASHA // Chemical Week;2/16/2015, Vol. 177 Issue 5, p18 

    The article reports on the agreement reached by Egypt with Kuwaiti companies, including Egyptian-Kuwait Holding, Bawabet Al Kuwait Holding, and Boubyan Petrochemical Co., for the establishment of petrochemical and fertilizer projects in Egypt.

  • Albemarle and Sinobrom to Form Bromine Derivatives JV.  // China Chemical Reporter;5/26/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 15, p10 

    The article reports on the agreement of Albemarle Corp. and Weifang Sinobrom Import and Export Co. Ltd. to form a joint venture. This initiative will combine the existing business of Sinobrom, a leading marketer of bromine derivatives in China, with Albemarle's global bromine expertise in the...

  • Markets Watch. Brice, Andy // ICIS Chemical Business;11/27/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 45, p30 

    The article offers news related to the petroleum chemical industry as of November 27, 2006. Albemarle has plans to increase the global prices of its Soytex 8010 brominated flame retardant. Namada Chematur Petrochemicals Ltd. has restarted its plant at Bharuch, Gujarat, India following a...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics