TITLE

Hikes after MEK probe

AUTHOR(S)
Peh Soo Hwee; Brice, Andy
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;11/27/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 45, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that China's antidumping investigation into methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) imports from Japan, Singapore and Taiwan has prompted a surge in domestic prices in 2006. The Ministry of Commerce stated that it would look into areas such as the extent of the damage to the local MEK industry during the investigation, which is expected to finish before November 22, 2007. Domestic MEK producers, faced with competition, had submitted a proposal to the ministry targeting foreign producers, especially the Japanese.
ACCESSION #
23413146

 

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