May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/7/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 65, p46
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs taken from past issues of publications concerned with the chemical industry. The May 11, 1987 issue of "European Chemical News" reported that BASF has announced a rationalization program for its ailing fertilizer division. In the same issue, Enichem has boosted its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic packaging sector. The May 12, 1997 issue of "Asian Chemical News" reported that the proposed Kelantan petrochemical complex in Malaysia will start in 2003.


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