Find Hot News in Biomaterials China News 1312
Tag: PVA, PA, EG, PBSA, SA, Environmentally friendly tableware, Straw-based plastic,
Summary: Rainbow Fine Chemical is preparing to establish two wholly owned subsidiaries to
produce bio-degradable materials with total capacity of 13,000t/a -13,500t/a, while the company's
previous investment on bio-degradable materials in 2010 hasn't yielded any profit.
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China's PLA import volume down while export volume up in Oct. 2013
In Oct. 2013, China's import and export volumes of PLA were approximately 536.3 tonnes and
71.4 tonnes respectively. The import volume decreased, while the export volume increased
compared to Sept. 2013.
China's PVA market remains depressed in 2013
China's PVA market remains depressed in 2013.
BFA established by eight multinational companies
French companies starts bio-based butadiene program
China's import volume of castor oil and its derivatives increases in Oct. 2013
In Oct. 2013, China imported 22,679.6 tonnes of castor oil and its derivatives, with an average
import price of USD1,233/t. The import volume increased while the import price recorded monthly
declines from Sept. 2013.
China's import volume of fresh cassava increases sharply in Oct. 2013
China's import volume of fresh cassava and dry cassava reached 12,657.2 tonnes and 422,976.4
tonnes respectively in Oct. 2013.
Hainan's 100% biodegradable plastic program enters into operation
On Nov. 28, 2013, a plant that will manufacture 100% biodegradable plastic with a capacity of
1,800t/a was put into operation in Haikou City, Hainan Province. The plant is part of the first
phase in a program that will produce 100% biodegradable plastic, which is expected to solve the
problem of Hainan Province's "white pollution".
Jiangsu Jinhe signs a framework agreement about its straw-based plastic
In Nov. 2013, Jiangsu Jinhe signed a framework agreement worth USD325.4 million with the
Chenghai District Government, Shantou City, Guangdong Province, to provide its straw-based
plastic to the latter for the production of plastic toys that will be exported to Europe.
Kingfa's biodegradable plastic program receives a fund of USD162,700
On Nov. 15, 2013, Kingfa Sci & Tech Co., Ltd.'s program, the Research, Development and
Industrialization of Completely Biodegradable High-performance Packaging Material was
approved by the Science and Information Technology Bureau of Luogang District, Guangzhou
M&G Chemicals to build straw-based EG plant in China
On Nov. 18, 2013, M&G Chemicals announced that it will build a second-generation bio-refinery
plant for the production of bio-based ethylene glycol in cooperation with Anhui Guozhen Group
Co., Ltd. in Fuyang City, Anhui Province.
China's environmentally friendly tableware industry faces troubles in 2013
China's environmentally friendly tableware industry was negatively affected in 2013, since the
NDRC decided to lift the ban on the disposable foam tableware from May 1, 2013.
Wuhan Huali's three products get the certifications of OK Biobased
Battelle develops new mobile device to produce bio-oil from biomass materials
Leading PA enterprises actively develop biological PA
The world's leading polyamide (PA) enterprises actively developed their biological PA products in
Sealed Air to produce mushroom-based packaging material at the end of 2013
China's biological SA industry has achieved some progress in 2013
In 2013, China's biological succinic acid (SA) industry has achieved some progress, with
enterprises entering this industry or having produced biological SA products that successfully
meet the producer's requirements.
China's castor oil price decreases continuously from May 2013
Domestic castor oil price has decreased continuously since May 2013, and is expected to
continue the downtrend in Dec. 2013 and Jan. 2014.
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