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Brazil’s Braskem reports 91% drop in Q2 income

Slower demand from Europe and Mexico had a negative effect on the results...

  • 08.08.2019

Braskem scraps plans for new cracker, PE units in US

The company is reportedly looking at selling the site…

  • 29.07.2019

LyondellBasell, Odebrecht end talks over Braskem acquisition

A year ago, it was officially announced that LyondellBasell was in talks to buy Odebrecht's 38.3% share in Braskem…

  • 05.06.2019

Brazilian trade group calls on government to remove duties on import PVC

The request followed Braskem’s decision to shut chlor-alkali and EDC plants in Alagoas, Brazil…

  • 21.05.2019

Braskem reports slightly lower profit for Q1 2019

Brazilian company’s net income was at 1.02 billion reais ($258 million), 2% below Q1 2018…

  • 10.05.2019

Braskem and Haldor Topsoe to start up bio-based MEG unit

The unit will produce more than 100 tons/year of glycolaldehyde, the precursor of MEG…

  • 06.02.2019

Global producers form alliance to end plastic waste

The alliance aims to invest $1.5 million over the next five years…

  • 16.01.2019

Brazil’s Petrobras plans to invest $84.1 billion in next 5 years

Around $300 million of the total sum will be invested in petrochemicals…

  • 06.12.2018

Brazil’s Braskem reports 30% growth in Q3 EBITDA

Sales recovery in Brazil, coupled with the growth in the US and Mexico led the increase…

  • 13.11.2018

USITC upholds antidumping duties on PET from 5 countries

The Commission has ruled against imposing antidumping duties on PET imports from Brazil, Indonesia, Korea, Pakistan, and Taiwan…

  • 19.10.2018

US issues final ADD determinations on PET imports from 5 countries

US Department of Commerce has announced the affirmative final determinations for the antidumping duty (AAD) investigations...

  • 21.09.2018

LyondellBasell in talks with Odebrecht to acquire Brazil’s Braskem

LyondellBasell and Odebrecht SA, the controlling shareholder of Braskem, are in talks for LyondellBasell to acquire control of Brazil’s state-owned producer...

  • 18.06.2018

Petchem producers face pressure amid truckers' strike in Brazil

According to media sources, Brazilian producer Braskem has begun to cut production amid a nationwide truckers’ protest that has brought Brazil’s commerce to a standstill...

  • 30.05.2018

Brazil’s Braskem denies acquisition offer from LyondellBasell

Brazil’s state-run producer Braskem has denied the media reports about LyondellBasell's proposal for the acquisition of the company in an official statement published on its website...

  • 25.05.2018

Brazil’s Braskem announces financial results for Q1

Brazil’s Braskem, the largest petrochemical company in the Americas, has announced mostly positive financial results for the first quarter of 2018...

  • 14.05.2018

Alpek completes acquisition of Petroquímica Suape, Citepe

According to a press release on the company’s website, Mexico-based Alpek has completed the acquisition of Petroquímica Suape and Citepe from...

  • 02.05.2018

US announces preliminary ADD determinations on PET from 5 countries

According to a press release, the US Department of Commerce announced its preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty investigations of PET imports from...

  • 02.05.2018

BP, Brazil's Petrobras form strategic alliance

According to press releases from both companies, oil giant BP and Brazil’s Petrobras have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a strategic alliance that will allow...

  • 13.04.2018

Braskem posts solid net profit in Q4, plans expansion in Brazil

According to a press release on the company’s website, Brazil’s Braskem posted a net profit of...

  • 30.03.2018

M&G sells its PET plant in Brazil to Indorama Ventures

Thailand’s Indorama Ventures has entered into an agreement to acquire M&G Polimeros Brazil S.A.’s PET plant in...

  • 16.03.2018

Braskem prepares to restart LDPE plant in Triunfo

Market sources reported that Brazilian producer, Braskem, is preparing to resume operations at its LDPE plant in Triunfo, Brazil by...

  • 13.02.2018

Braskem's LDPE plant remains shut after fire

Brazilian producer Braskem's LDPE plant in Triunfo, Brazil has remained shut for over...

  • 23.01.2018

Exxon, Petrobras establish strategic partnership

According to a press release, Exxon Mobil Corp. and Brazil's state-owned producer Petrobras signed a memorandum of understanding to...

  • 19.12.2017

Fire breaks out at Braskem's PE plant

According to the country's local media reports, a fire broke out at one of the Brazil's Braskem's petrochemicals complex in...

  • 07.12.2017

Brazil's Braskem and Haldor Topsoe partner for bio-MEG

According to media reports, Brazil's leading producer Braskem and Denmark-based Haldor Topsoe signed a technological partnership agreement...

  • 13.11.2017

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