State Owned Companies Lead the Chinese Styrene-Butadiene Rubber Market

China SBR plant capacity is expected to increase from 1.630 MMTPA in 2014 to 1.730 MMTPA in 2019, at a CAGR of 1.2%. State owned companies dominate the Styrene-Butadiene Rubber (SBR) sector in China. The major companies in the region are China National Petroleum Corporation, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, Fujian Meizhouwan Chlor-Alkali Chemical IndustryContinue reading “State Owned Companies Lead the Chinese Styrene-Butadiene Rubber Market”

266 Pipeline Gene Therapies in Active Development for Oncology

Oncology is the prime area for gene therapy development due to its high prevalence and genetically driven pathophysiology. There are 266 pipeline gene therapies in active development for oncology, more than twice that of central nervous system disorders, which is the second-largest therapy area. Furthermore, oncology also accounted for 64% of gene therapy clinical trialsContinue reading “266 Pipeline Gene Therapies in Active Development for Oncology”

South Africa and China Boosting Global Concentrated Photovoltaic Market by 2020

South Africa’s climatic conditions are highly suited to CPV technology, due to high Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) rates throughout most of the country and the availability of vast acres of land. South Africa’s first CPV plants were commissioned in 2010 with a combined capacity of 0.2 MW, but the country now has the world’s third-largestContinue reading “South Africa and China Boosting Global Concentrated Photovoltaic Market by 2020”

Brazil to lead the Key FPSO Hubs of the World

Energy world is expected to witness the start of operations of 64 FPSOs over the course of the next five years giving a strong push to offshore oil and gas production. However, weak oil prices may discourage oil and gas companies from moving ahead on their final investment decisions. This could affect the start-up ofContinue reading “Brazil to lead the Key FPSO Hubs of the World”