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P&S Market Research found that in 2015,the Asia-Pacific region - and China and India, in particular - held 41 percent of the $567 million global pour point depressant market, and the regions demand will expand at a compound annual growth rate of 3.8 percent through 2022.Shell Lubricants India named former chief marketing officer Mansi Madan Tripathy managing director effective Aug. 1 following Nitin Prasads promotion to chairman of Shell in India.