TITLE

THE WEEK IN BRIEF

AUTHOR(S)
Chang, Joseph
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;1/21/2008, Vol. 273 Issue 3, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news briefs related to the chemical industry. Research and development spending among U.S. refining and chemical industries is likely to remain robust, despite the shift of production capacity. BASF has completed its transition to European company status, changing its name to BASF SE (Societas Europaea). Ciech is considering an initial public offering in order to finance acquisitions over the next five years.
ACCESSION #
29370622

 

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