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Brenntag Acquires Thai Distributor

Lube Report Asia - July 8, 2020

Chemicals company Brenntag acquired Thailand-based lubricants distributor Oils ‘R Us Co. Ltd. as part of its expansion ...

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Using Social Media to Market Lubes in China

Lube Report Asia - August 23, 2019

WeChat has been an effective tool to boost sales in Chinas changing lubricants market - especially among younger custome ...

Pertamina Aids Lube Distributors with Financing

Pertamina Aids Lube Distributors with Financing

Lube Report Asia - June 7, 2019

Pertamina Lubricants and Bank Rakyat Indonesia signed a cooperation agreement recently intended to provide financing to ...

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AKR Establishes Lubricant Subsidiary

Lube Report Asia - February 15, 2019

PT AKR Corporindo Tbk., an Indonesian supplier of petroleum products and chemicals, established a subsidiary last week t ...

Brenntag Claims Raj Petro

Brenntag Claims Raj Petro

Lube Report Asia - December 26, 2017

German chemicals distributor Brenntag AG signed an agreement to acquire Indias Raj Petro Specialities Pvt. in two phases ...

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Alt Channels Abound for Chinas PCMOs

Lube Report Asia - December 19, 2017

Up to 30 percent of passenger car motor oils supplied in China in 2022 may reach drivers through the countrys unique rou ...

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Emirati Supplier Grabs for Indian Market Share

Lube Report Asia - December 5, 2017

The United Arab Emirates-based German Mirror Lubricants & Greases launched its Mirr Oils brand of lubricants in India.

Regional Players Lead Commercial Segment

Regional Players Lead Commercial Segment

Lube Report Asia - October 17, 2017

Foreign companies supply the largest portion of consumer lubricants in China, and domestic oil majors hold sway over the ...

Pertamina Accelerates International Push

Pertamina Accelerates International Push

Lube Report Asia - October 17, 2017

Indonesias state-owned PT Pertamina Lubricants began using Thailand as a launching point for expansion in China and Indo ...

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HPCL Launches Lubes in Myanmar

Lube Report Asia - October 17, 2017

Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. began selling lubricants in Myanmar, claiming its the first Indian oil marketing company ...

Indonesian Marketers Diversify Retail Platforms

Indonesian Marketers Diversify Retail Platforms

Lube Report Asia - August 22, 2017

The route to market for lubricants in Indonesia can be vastly different from one seller to the next. Some suppliers told ...

Lukoil Forms Chinese Subsidiary

Lukoil Forms Chinese Subsidiary

Lube Report Asia - July 25, 2017

Lukoil established a lubricant subsidiary in China as part of its expansion in the Asia-Pacific region. It opened an off ...

Indian Suppliers to Consolidate Depots

Indian Suppliers to Consolidate Depots

Lube Report Asia - July 4, 2017

Indias lube suppliers have long relied on local storage hubs for most sales across the country, but at least some are se ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - June 13, 2017

Tight market conditions in Asia continue to dominate discussions, with spot prices reported as stable on account of a la ...

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China still a Net Importer of Base Oils

Lube Report Asia - May 9, 2017

China imported 10.5 percent more base stocks in 2016, totaling 2.8 million metric tons. Exports increased by 54 percent, ...

Branded Workshops Key in Indonesia

Branded Workshops Key in Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - April 11, 2017

Lubricant suppliers say branded workshops are critical in Indonesia's aftermarket segment, which is growing as the count ...

Indonesian Players Direct Loans to Distributors

Indonesian Players Direct Loans to Distributors

Lube Report Asia - February 7, 2017

Indonesias Pertamina Lubricants and PT Shell Indonesia have established credit and payment agreements with domestic bank ...