Asia Watch

April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/16/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 62, p14
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs on the chemical industry in China. The profit of the petrochemical industry experienced an 18.3% increase from the previous year. A state body said that the electricity supply tightness will continue to ease in 2007 as investment is ramped up in the sector. The Ministry of Commerce announced the first list of calcium carbide producers.


Related Articles

  • Industry output to rise. Balch, Roger // Asian Business Review;Apr95, p13 

    Reports on the continued increase in the output and profits of South Korea's electronics, petrochemicals and electric power industries.

  • Power struggle comes to a head. Lazell, Mark; Tong, Alfred // Asian Chemical News;9/5/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 505, p9 

    Focuses on the electrical problems facing petrochemical companies operating in Java, Indonesia. Cause of the August 18, 2005 blackout in Java; Cost of power cuts; Plan of Asahimas and Peni to generate their own power. INSET: PLUNGING RUPIAH WORRIES PRODUCERS.

  • Lignite IGCC to produce oil.  // Modern Power Systems;Jan94, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p3 

    Reports that lignite reserves in Western Australia are the key to a combined gasification-power generation and petrochemical project. Project proposed by the O'Sullivan joint venture which involves mining two million tons each year to produce 300 MW of power from an IGCC plant.

  • Cogeneration.  // Chemical Market Reporter;03/17/97, Vol. 251 Issue 11, pSR6 

    Focuses on the petrochemical sector's growing interest for cogeneration, the simultaneous production of and use of electricity and steam from the same source. Plentiful steam; Efficiency and savings; Chemical sector's consumption of cogenerated electricity; Outsourcing cogeneration; Impact of...

  • Power Outage Downs Many Plants, but Effect on Profits 'Minimal' Sim, Peck Hwee // Chemical Week;8/20/2003, Vol. 165 Issue 29, p5 

    Reports on the impact of the August 14, 2003 power outage in northeast U.S. and Canada on the plant operations of companies in the chemical industry. Estimate that the power outage will have a minimal effect on income of companies; Information on chemical companies whose petrochemical plants...

  • Asia watch.  // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;4/16/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 15, p18 

    This article presents news briefs on the chemical industry in China. In 2006, the country's petrochemical industry has posted a record profit of $56.7 billion, according to China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Association. It is expected that the tightness in the country's electricity supply...

  • Industry criticized at EPCA for pricing and investment policies. Thomas, Nick // Chemical Week;10/4/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 12, p20 

    Reports that producers and customers took turns criticizing the European petrochemical industry at the annual European Petrochemical Association meeting in Monte Carlo, Monaco in September, 1995. Producers' inability to introduce forward pricing; Threat posed by the booming Asian market;...

  • Petrochemical Devotion. Chandler, Douglas // Electrical Wholesaling;Jan1999, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p32 

    Focuses on the specialized technical knowledge and support required by customers in the petrochemical market and discusses its implications for the distributors who serve them. Reasons why petrochemicals demand a lot from their electrical distributors; Investments necessary for distributors...

  • Industry giants mull power options. Fincziczki, Bella // Budapest Business Journal;2/3/2003, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p5 

    Reports on Hungary-based petrochemical company BorsodChem Rt's signing of a framework contract to import electricity through Entrade Hungary Trade Kft in January 2003. Ability of the petrochemical company to buy electricity at a lower price; Reduction of the company's overall production costs...


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics