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Asia’s synthetic rubber sector expected to recover

NEW YORK — Asia’s weakened demand for synthetic rubbers, commonly used in tire production, is expected to recover following this year’s drop in car production, according to a new
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Honeywell’s UOP to provide technology for petrochemical production in China

DES PLAINES, Ill. — Honeywell’s subsidiary UOP has been selected to help produce key ingredients for fuels, synthetic rubber and plastics in China. China''s Heilongjiang Anruijia Petrochemical Co. will
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‘Gutter oil’ at center of Chinese pharmaceutical scandal

BEIJING — Chinese authorities are investigating claims that some of the country’s pharmaceutical manufacturers are using “gutter oil,” or reprocessed kitchen waste dredged from restaurant chains, to make antibiotics,
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Sinopec forms new engineering company

BEIJING — Sinopec, China’s state-owned oil and gas company, has consolidated its eight construction units to form a new engineering company that will focus on refinery and petrochemical projects.
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China daily steel output falls 2.2 percent in late July

BEIJING — China''s daily crude steel output fell 2.2 percent to 1.949 million tons on average over July 21-31 from July 11-20, data from the China Iron & Steel
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Chinese government cracks down on counterfeit drugs

BEIJING — The Chinese government is stepping up its efforts to crack down on the country’s counterfeit drug market, Bloomberg reported. According to the Ministry of Public Security, authorities
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Shell to boost investment in China downstream gas

BEIJING — Royal Dutch Shell announced Monday that it plans to boost investment in the downstream gas sector in China, MarketWatch reported. Shell is already heavily involved in upstream
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Report analyzes India’s booming polymers industry

LONDON — According to a new report by business analysts GlobalData, India is currently the world’s third largest consumer of polymers, behind China and the U.S., with a share
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Arla Foods to make big investment in China

ARHUS, Denmark -- China is the fastest growing dairy market in the world and has over 1.3 billion consumers. Now Arla Foods is looking to strengthen its presence in the Chinese market.
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