Swiss Chemical Company Looking to License its Cellulosic Ethanol Tech in China

As China encourages the use of renewable energy for sustainable growth, it is creating a huge biofuel market that Swiss specialty chemical company Clariant does not want to miss out on. The chemical maker is looking for Chinese partners to commercialize its technology called sunliquid, which converts agricultural residue such as wheat straw into cellulosic

Shanghai Zhongfu Buys Cattle Land in Northern Australia

A Chinese company has bought one of Australia’s largest cattle stations for $76 million. Shanghai Zhongfu, trading in Australia as Kimberley Agricultural Investment (KAI), acquired the 476,000-hectare Carlton Hill station in far north Western Australia (WA)…Full Article: China Daily Aug 2016 Key Point In March 2016, Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) approved the acquisition

DuPont and Jilin’s NTL Sign Biofuel Tech Agreement in Changchun

DuPont and Jilin Province New Tianlong Industry Co., Ltd., (NTL) announced a licensing agreement to begin the development of China’s largest cellulosic ethanol manufacturing plant, located in Siping City, Jilin Province, China.  The agreement allows NTL to license DuPont’s cellulosic ethanol technology and use DuPont™ Accellerase® enzymes, to produce renewable biofuel from the leftover biomass