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Profits Up at China Rerun, Flat at Gulf

Lube Report Asia - May 13, 2014

China Rerun Chemical Group reported sharp improvements in sales and profits for the first half of its fiscal year. Gulf ...

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Car Stunt and Weibo: Recipe for Success

Lube Report Asia - May 6, 2014

In an engine oil market like China, where many consumers prefer famous brands, there is little room for small, local sup ...

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New Growth Engines Seen for Chinese Lubes

Lube Report Asia - April 29, 2014

Under the current government leadership, Chinese lubricant companies should expect the next decade to be the best of tim ...

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Sinopec Partners with Huashun on Oil-Air Lubes

Lube Report Asia - April 15, 2014

Sinopec Lubricants became a recommended supplier of oil-air lubricating oil for Yantai Huashun Machinery Engineering Equ ...

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Fuchs, DMG Mori Seiki Tie Up in China

Lube Report Asia - April 8, 2014

Lubricant marketer Fuchs Petrolub has entered a marketing partnership to supply lubricants and fluids for users of DMG M ...

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Shell Opens Shanghai Technology Center

Lube Report Asia - April 1, 2014

Shell opened a 1.8 billion (U.S. $290 million) lubricant technology center in Shanghai last week. The worlds largest lub ...

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Chinese Automakers Face Challenges

Lube Report Asia - March 25, 2014

Having the world's largest automobile market as their home creates opportunities for Chinese car and truck makers. But t ...

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Lukoil Accuses Former Distributor of Fraud

Lube Report Asia - March 18, 2014

Lukoil claims that it is being openly defrauded by a former Chinese distributor falsely claiming that it is still an aut ...

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Counterfeiters Staying Busy in China

Lube Report Asia - March 11, 2014

The practice of selling counterfeit lubricants appears to be alive and well in China. Authorities say supply chains of c ...

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Chinese Machine Tool Demand Stays Strong

Lube Report Asia - February 25, 2014

Chinese demand for machine tools will grow more than 9 percent annually for the next four years, according to forecasts ...

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China Auto Sales Top 20 Million

Lube Report Asia - February 11, 2014

New auto sales in China topped 20 million units for the first time in 2013, solidifying the countrys status as the world ...

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Kunlun Grades Low on Deposit Test

Lube Report Asia - February 11, 2014

In a recent test by China Consumer Report magazine, Kunlun Tianyuan engine oil caused more engine-clogging deposits than ...

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Profits Up at China Rerun

Lube Report Asia - February 4, 2014

Lubricant marketer China Rerun Chemical reported that gross profits for the 12 months ended Aug. 31 increased 22 percent ...

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Base Stock Exchange Opens in China

Lube Report Asia - January 21, 2014

Base stock sellers and buyers in China now have a platform where they can comingle in search of mutually beneficial deal ...

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Hainan Handi Set to Expand

Lube Report Asia - January 14, 2014

Chinas Hainan Handi Sunshine Petrochemical Co. is preparing to build a base oil plant that will increase its capacity fr ...

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PNA Launches Group II Plant

Lube Report Asia - January 8, 2014

Naphthenic base oil producer Panjin Northern Asphalt has opened a paraffinic Group II plant in northern China. The new f ...

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Transformer Oils Hitch Ride Overseas

Lube Report Asia - January 7, 2014

Chinas Sinopec has found a way to get its transformer oil sold in other countries - by tying in with Chinese transformer ...

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China Enacts Tougher Gasoline Standard

Lube Report Asia - January 7, 2014

The new year marked the implementation in China of higher gasoline quality standards designed to help reduce air polluti ...