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Chemical plant explosion in China forces 20,000 to evacuate

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An explosion and fire Monday morning at a chemical plant in southwestern China injured at least five workers and forced the evacuation of more than 20,000 people in the area.
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Malaysia surpasses Indonesia as top producer of hydrocarbon in Southeast Asia

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Malaysia managed to surpass Indonesia as the top producer of upstream hydrocarbon products in Southeast Asia in 2012, amid the difficulties that Indonesia experienced in attracting new investors.
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Asia offers big business opportunities to pharma companies

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Asia is emerging as a strategically important location for global pharmaceutical companies that are looking to take advantage of the opportunities available in terms of R&D, manufacturing and market.
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China imposes duties on US, EU imports of glycol, diethylene glycol

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China's Commerce Ministry is sticking to its trade restriction policy and this was recently proved again with the introduction of another protectionist tariff for imports of two types of chemicals.
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Gulf companies invest in southeast Asia petrochemicals

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Wealthy investors from the Arabian Gulf are eyeing markets in southeast Asia and investing huge sums of money in petrochemical production in the region.
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SCADA market for oil & gas propelled by Asia’s sprinting economy

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Following the global recession of 2008-2009, the Asia market for supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) has rebounded strongly, growing at a near double-digit rate. Asia’s fast-growing economy is further boosting the market for SCADA oil and gas systems.
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Coal exports to China could cut carbon emissions, economists say

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Two Stanford University economists claim that exporting coal to China will not be detrimental to the environment and actually will lead to a decline in the amount of carbon in the atmosphere.
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Asian chemical industry surge benefits acetic acid market

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With new capacity coming online in the forecast period, China should continue to be the engine of global acetic acid growth over the next few years.
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Asian energy markets to change in coming years

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The IEA believes Asia will be at the center of significant shifts in terms of energy supply and demand developments in 2013 and beyond.
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Chinese poultry farmers involved in drug scandal

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Concerns have been raised over the safety of poultry meat being produced in China that farmers in Shandong Province have been using alarmingly high doses of illegal growth hormones to speed up the growth of their chickens.
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