Gibson, Jane
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/23/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 40, p7
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs related to the chemical industry around the world as of October 23, 2006. South Korean firms have produced and supplied biodiesel BD 100 grade to oil companies from July to September 2006. Samyang Corp. has shut its general purpose moulding grade polycarbonate facilities in Jeonju, South Korea. U.S. phenol and acetone producers have curbed operating rates by as much as 25% as a result of record-high prices for feedstock benzene.


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