Taiwan looks abroad
- Environmental Regulation Induced Foreign Direct Investment. Elliott, Robert; Zhou, Ying // Environmental & Resource Economics;May2013, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p141
The last decade has witnessed a renewed interest in the relationship between environmental regulations and international capital flows. However, empirical studies have so far failed to find conclusive evidence for this so-called pollution haven or race to the bottom effect where foreign direct...
- Taiwan looks abroad. Kovac, Matt // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;1/15/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 2, p14
The article reports on the effects of the strict environmental standards of Taiwan to its petrochemical industry. An industry expert said that many companies in Taiwan are looking at investing in foreign countries because of the environmental standards implemented by the government. Sidney Chow...
- APIC 2007: Asia Readies for 'Troubled Waters.'. Alperowicz, Natasha // Chemical Week;5/23/2007, Vol. 169 Issue 18, p8
The article discusses the challenges facing the petrochemical industry, according to speakers at the Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference (APIC). Challenges include the Mideast capacity build-up, based on low-cost feedstocks and the need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions said Sidney H. Chow,...
- Storage investment race heats up. Young, Ian // Chemical Week;8/31/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 8, pS35
Reports on the competition among foreign companies to invest in Chinese chemical storage terminals. Singapore-based Dovechem; Van Ommeren Tank Terminal Ningbo; GATX Terminals; Paktank.
- Foreign investment picks up. Sissell, Kara // Chemical Week;11/15/95 Supplement South America, Vol. 157 Issue 19, pS30
Focuses on South America's healthy growth rate which prompted chemical multinationals to look to the region's emerging markets. Projection that the South American chemical industry will continue to grow at a faster rate than the rest of the world; Investment plans some multinational companies...
- U.S. firms step up investment. Wood, Andrew // Chemical Week;2/21/96 Supplement Asia/Pacific, Vol. 158 Issue 7, pS5
Reports on investment interests for Asia by chemical companies in the United States. China and India as preferred investment locations; Development plans in Singapore attracting American chemical companies like Exxon Corp., Amoco and DuPont; Eastman Chemical's selection of Kuantan in Malaysia...
- Foreign firms eye acquisitions, expansions. Hayes, Michael // Chemical Week;6/19/96 Supplement Mexico, Vol. 158 Issue 24, pS26
Focuses on the prospects for foreign chemical companies entering the Mexican chemical industry. Choices facing the foreign firm; Prospects for the polyethylene terephthalate (PET) market; Impact of the economic crisis in Mexico on foreign firms doing business in the country.
- Chemical investment stepping to a Latin beat. Thurston, Charles W. // Chemical Market Reporter;01/13/97, Vol. 251 Issue 2, pSR 13
Focuses on the growing foreign investment in Latin America's chemical industry. Mexican government's revision of terms for privatizing several petrochemical facilities; Reservations in the investment attractiveness of Brazil; Opening of chemical plants by major companies in Argentina.
- China seeks foreign help to grow its chemicals sector. Young, Ian; Wood, Andrew // Chemical Week;10/5/1994, Vol. 155 Issue 12, p35
Reports on China's invitation for foreign investments in its chemical industry. China's supply and demand for chemicals; Steps taken by the Chinese government to encourage more foreign investments; Joint venture opportunities for investors; Nature of joint ventures in China. INSET: Overcoming...