Chemicals (TRBC)

Three years too short to replace glyphosate, French farmers say

Three years too short to replace glyphosate, French farmers say

Published 01/12/2017

French farmer Marc Leprince pulls up a dead weed in an alfalfa field non-treated with weedkillers during an interview with Reuters in Greneville-en-Beauce, France, November [more…]

Exclusive: Exxon Mobil chief revamps refining, chemical operations – spokeswoman

Exclusive: Exxon Mobil chief revamps refining, chemical operations – spokeswoman

Published 27/11/2017

Darren Woods, Chairman & CEO of Exxon Mobil Corporation speaks during a news conference at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., [more…]

China’s industrial profits surge in October, take sting off government debt crackdown

China’s industrial profits surge in October, take sting off government debt crackdown

Published 27/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: Chinese national flags are flying near a steel factory in Wu'an, Hebei province, China, February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File PhotoBeijing (Reuters) - China’s [more…]

Clariant snubs review demand as showdown with White Tale looms

Clariant snubs review demand as showdown with White Tale looms

Published 24/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss specialty chemicals company Clariant is seen at the company's headquarters in Pratteln, Switzerland October 29, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd WiegmannZURICH (Reuters) [more…]

Large U.S. farm study finds no cancer link to Monsanto weedkiller

Large U.S. farm study finds no cancer link to Monsanto weedkiller

Published 18/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: Monsanto's research farm is pictured near Carman, Manitoba, Canada August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Zachary Prong/File Photo (This Nov 9 story corrects paragraph 11 to [more…]

U.S. Commerce chief Ross kept holdings in Russian-tied firm: reports

U.S. Commerce chief Ross kept holdings in Russian-tied firm: reports

Published 06/11/2017

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has kept investments in a shipping firm with significant business ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle, U.S. media reported on Sunday, citing leaked documents from an offshore law firm. [more…]

Activist investors scupper $20 billion Clariant-Huntsman merger

Activist investors scupper $20 billion Clariant-Huntsman merger

Published 27/10/2017

Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant and U.S. group Huntsman abandoned their $20 billion merger on Friday, notching a win for activist investors who fought the deal for months on the grounds it would destroy shareholder value. [more…]

Clariant, Huntsman abandon $20 billion merger as opposition intensifies

Clariant, Huntsman abandon $20 billion merger as opposition intensifies

Published 27/10/2017

Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant and Huntsman have agreed to abandon their proposed $20 billion merger, bowing to a growing number of shareholders who had joined activist investor White Tale to oppose the deal. [more…]

China`s September industrial profits surge most in nearly six years

China`s September industrial profits surge most in nearly six years

Published 27/10/2017

Lin Wong [more…]

Clariant merger foe boosts stake to 20 percent: stock exchange

Clariant merger foe boosts stake to 20 percent: stock exchange

Published 27/10/2017

Activist investors who oppose Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant's proposed $20 billion merger with U.S.-based Huntsman have boosted their stake to 20 percent, the Swiss stock exchange said on Friday, after Reuters reported the increased holding on Thursday. [more…]