EVERBERG, Belgium (July 19)—Huntsman Polyurethanes and BASF A.G. have received approval from China´s State Development Planning Commission for their plans to produce methylene diphenyl diisocyantate and toluene diisocyanate at Caojing, near Shanghai, Huntsman said. In October, BASF and Huntsman presented proposals for a 160,000 metric ton-per-year MDI facility in Caojing to the Chinese authorities. BASF also made a separate joint venture proposal to establish a 130,000 ton-per-year TDI plant with Chinese partners.
Huntsman/BASF plans progress in China
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