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ICIS Chemical Business;7/30/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 5, p14
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The article offers news briefs on the chemical industry. Access Industries' Basell has agreed to acquire US petrochemicals major Lyondell Chemical Co. for $19 billion. Purified terephthalic acid sellers in Asia face a difficult time in August 2007, despite this month's strong sales, as supply increases and stocks at buyers rise. German chemicals major BASF Corp. has reported that selected parts of its styrenics business are up for sale and that it has already received an initial offer.


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