Samsung buys stake from BP for $70m

October 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;10/15/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 14, p33
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs related to the chemical industry. Samsung Group has bought a 47.4% stake in Samsung Petrochemical from BP PLC for about $70m. Syngenta AG plans to apply for a new European Union registration for the herbicide paraquat after it was banned by a European court earlier this year. U.S. chemical maker Ferro Corp. will start this year construction of an aluminum pastes plant in China to supply southeast Asia's booming solar cell market.


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