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Fuchs Opens New Plant in China

Lube Report Asia - April 26, 2019

Fuchs Petrolub SE announced yesterday the opening of its new lubricants blending plant in Wujiang in Chinas Jiangsu prov ...

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Another CTL Base Oil Plant Slated for China

Lube Report Asia - April 5, 2019

A joint venture between a coal company and a base oil distributor is planning yet another coal-to-liquids base oil plant ...

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Chinese Marketers Eye Chinese Standards

Lube Report Asia - April 5, 2019

Chinese lubricant marketers generally follow lubricant specifications developed in North America or Europe, but one of t ...

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Three Firms Fined Over Tianhe IPO

Lube Report Asia - March 29, 2019

Hong Kongs Securities and Futures Commission fined UBS, Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch this month for inadequate due d ...

In China, Demand Weakens, Channels Shift

In China, Demand Weakens, Channels Shift

Lube Report Asia - March 29, 2019

At a trade show in Beijing, China, for automotive aftermarket products, lubricant companies and industry analysts discus ...

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Charting Success in the Chinese Market

Lube Report Asia - March 15, 2019

In a country where effective marketing techniques are already significantly different from those in the West, Chinas lub ...

EVs to Shape China PCMOs … Eventually

EVs to Shape China PCMOs … Eventually

Lube Report Asia - March 8, 2019

Together with the United States, China will shape the passenger car motor oil market through 2040, said George Morvey of ...

China Base Oil Imports Slide Down

China Base Oil Imports Slide Down

Lube Report Asia - March 8, 2019

Base oil imports to China were virtually flat at 2.81 million metric tons in 2018, according to data from the nations Ge ...

Shandong to Phase Out Older Trucks

Shandong to Phase Out Older Trucks

Lube Report Asia - March 1, 2019

Shandong province aims by 2020 to replace all local diesel vehicles that dont comply with emissions standards newer than ...

Drum Prices Normalize After Steel Tariffs

Drum Prices Normalize After Steel Tariffs

Lube Report Americas - February 20, 2019

Tariffs imposed on lubricants and lubricant additives traded between the United States and China have made an obvious im ...

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Group II Price Index Tested in China

Lube Report Asia - January 25, 2019

Chinese lubricant associations and refiners are testing a price index for API Group II base oils, a first step toward wh ...

BASF Adds Antioxidant Supply in China

BASF Adds Antioxidant Supply in China

Lube Report Asia - January 18, 2019

Feiya Chemical Co. has opened a factory in Chinas Jiangsu province to produce lubricant antioxidants on behalf of BASF. ...

Flat China Automobile Sales Expected in 2019

Flat China Automobile Sales Expected in 2019

Lube Report Asia - January 11, 2019

Chinas automaker association forecasted flat vehicle sales for 2019, an outcome that would be expected to hamper motor o ...

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China Policies Promote Electric Vehicles

Lube Report Asia - January 4, 2019

China is set to implement several policies that aim to promote electric vehicles by encouraging sales and protecting pre ...

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Ruisike Builds Rerefinery in China

Lube Report Asia - December 28, 2018

Ruisike Co., a subsidiary of Chinese automaker Chery, began construction this month on a used lubricant rerefinery in Fa ...

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Chinese Localities Implement Emissions Standard

Lube Report Asia - December 28, 2018

The China 6 vehicular emissions standard - the strictest in the world, according to the countrys central government - ge ...

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Hengli Starts Group II/III Plant

Lube Report Asia - December 21, 2018

Hengli Petrochemical Co. announced this month the start-up of a Northeast China refinery that includes a 540,000 metric ...

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Locks Oil Starts Production at Blending Plant

Lube Report Asia - November 16, 2018

Locks Oil & Chemical (Zhejiang) Ltd. recently began operations at its new lubricant blending plant in Chinas Haiyan econ ...