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

Danish Biotech Company, Novozymes, Looks to Take Advantage of China’s Ethanol Push

Novozymes, the world’s largest producer of industrial enzymes, is upbeat on growth opportunities in China. The Denmark-based biotech giant will increase investment in China, including in production and customer-facing activities, as the company’s local business grows, according to Peder Holk Nielsen, president and chief executive officer of Novozymes, during a trip to Beijing Monday [18

Chinese-backed Sugar Mill Begins Operation in Northern Cambodia

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday [18 April 2016] opened the country’s biggest sugar mill, a $360 million Chinese-owned plant in Preah Vihear [northern Cambodia] that will produce half a-million tons a year, and called for more investment from the world’s second-largest economy. The plant, set in a 43,422-hectare sugar plantation, will also generate about 30