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2010-01-22 08:49:00

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Braskem S.A. ("Braskem"), Odebrecht S.A. ("ODB"), Odebrecht Servicos e Participacoes S.A. ("OSP" and, jointly with ODB, "Odebrecht"), Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras ("PTB") and Petrobras Quimica S.A. - Petroquisa ("Petroquisa" and, jointly with PTB, "Petrobras" and, jointly with Odebrecht and Braskem, the "Companies"), announce, in accordance with and for the purposes of Article 157, Paragraph 4 of Federal Law 6,404/76 and...

2009-11-30 07:40:00

SAO PAULO, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BRASKEM S.A. (NYSE: BAK; BOVESPA: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; LATIBEX: XBRK), the leading company in the thermoplastic resins industry in Latin America and third-largest resin producer in the Americas, in accordance with CVM Instruction 358/02, announces to shareholders and the market that its management has decided to include under the Tax Debit Repayment Program offered by the Office of the General Counsel to the National Treasury and the...

2009-11-09 05:54:00

SAO PAULO, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Braskem S.A. ("Braskem"), in compliance with CVM Instruction 358/02, announces to shareholders and the market that, in association with IDESA, a traditional Mexican corporate group, it won the auction held by Pemex Gas, a state-owned Mexican company, for the acquisition of ethane, which will be used as feedstock for an integrated petrochemical project to be developed in that country ("Project Ethylene XXI"). Project Ethylene XXI, which is scheduled to...

2009-11-03 07:02:00

SAO PAULO, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BRASKEM S.A. (BOVESPA: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK), the leading company in the thermoplastic resins industry in Latin America and third-largest resin producer in the Americas, announces today its results for the third quarter of 2009 (3Q09). HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PERIOD: -- Domestic resins sales volume grew 10% in the quarter, led by PP and PVC, which posted growth of 15% and 17%, respectively. The company also...

2009-08-24 09:03:00

SAO PAULO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Braskem S.A. (NYSE: BAK) ("Braskem" or the "Company"), pursuant to CVM Instruction 358/2002 and in light of news published by the press referring to its participation in an asset acquisition process, publicly informs its shareholders and the market that the Company is constantly in touch with different companies in the pursuit of growth and partnership opportunities, as part of its internationalization strategy and its goal of becoming a global...

2009-08-12 08:25:00

SAO PAULO, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BRASKEM S.A. (BOVESPA: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK), the leading company in the thermoplastic resins industry in Latin America and third-largest resin producer in the Americas, announces today its results for the second quarter of 2009 (2Q09). HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PERIOD: -- Higher Sales Volume in all markets and products: domestic resin sales were 27% higher than in 1Q09, while sales of basic petrochemicals grew by...

2009-05-06 08:11:00

SAO PAULO, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BRASKEM S.A. (NYSE: BAK; BOVESPA: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; LATIBEX: XBRK), the leading company in the thermoplastic resins industry in Latin America and third-largest resin producer in the Americas, announces today its results for the first quarter of 2009 (1Q09). HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PERIOD: -- With the recovery in demand, especially in the export market, Braskem gradually increased its capacity utilization during 1Q09, with production...

2009-04-27 10:18:00

HOUSTON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) recently completed the Chemical Company Analysis (CCA) on LyondellBasell Industries, the first company report of the 2009 Edition. The report includes strategic direction and corporate overviews, global chemical business operations/positions, chemical manufacturing site descriptions and chemical product material balances for the chemical businesses of LyondellBasell Industries. An added feature of this report is CMAI's...

2009-03-05 07:34:00

SAO PAULO, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BRASKEM S.A. (BOVESPA: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK), the leading company in the thermoplastic resins industry in Latin America and third-largest resin producer in the Americas, announces today its results for 4Q08 and 2008. -- EBITDA grows to R$633 million in 4Q08, with EBITDA margin of 15.4%, expanding by 1.8 p.p. on the previous quarter. -- Net income impacted by foreign exchange variation. The effects from...

2009-02-12 10:44:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) recently completed the Chemical Company Analysis (CCA) on Mitsubishi Chemical, the sixth company report of the 2008 Edition. The report includes strategic direction, financial overviews, global chemical business operations/positions, chemical manufacturing site descriptions and chemical product material balances for the chemical businesses of Mitsubishi Chemical. (Photo:...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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