Mission To Brazil

MINISTERIAL-LED MISSION TO BRAZIL As the world’s 7th largest economy and Britain’s largest export partner in Latin America, Brazil is a nation that our businesses cannot afford to ignore. This November, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) will be hosting a ministerial led mission which will provide medium sized businesses with the opportunity to gain access to […]

Winning Business In The Middle East

Business West invites you, during Export Week, to attend our seminar and networking event – Winning Business in the Middle East. Middle East markets, undoubtedly a great economic success, continue to show considerable growth.  If you would like to grow your business in this region, you are very welcome to come along to this event. […]

Famico in Brazil with UK trade delegation

A five-day market visit to Brazil, which was led by UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), has been hailed a success by South West companies. The businesses visited one of the world’s most lucrative markets with support and leadership from UKTI, who assisted with visit planning, market research and preparation for this dynamic, but challenging country. […]

SPX acquisition of CLYDEUNION Pumps now complete

SPX Corporation has completed its acquisition of CLYDEUNION Pumps, a global supplier of pump technologies used in oil and gas processing, power generation and other industrial applications. The final agreement, amended Dec. 22, states the total purchase price as 500 million British Pounds (GBP), about $779 million. The agreement also includes a potential earn-out payment next […]

S Korea’s Hanwha runs PA plant at 20% after unexpected shutdown

Singapore (Platts)–29Dec2011/359 am EST/859 GMT South Korea’s Hanwha Chemical restarted its 80,000 mt/year phthalic anhydride plant at Ulsan on Wednesday after it was shut unexpectedly on December 22 due to a mechanical problem, a company source said Thursday. Hanwha is currently operating the plant at a 20% production rate after Wednesday’s restart. The plant was […]

Neste Oil to sell its holding in an iso-octane plant in Canada

Neste Oil is to sell its 50% holding in an iso-octane plant in Edmonton, Canada to Canada’s Keyera Corp. The plant has an annual nameplate capacity of 520,000 tons and employs 100 people. Neste Oil will sell its whole asset, which is valued at USD 99 million or over euro 70 million. Furthermore Neste Oil […]