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Lotte Chemical, GS Energy to Invest 800 bln Won in Petrochemical JV

Lotte Chemical, GS Energy to Invest 800 bln Won in Petrochemical JV

SEOUL, Jul. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Lotte Chemical Corp., a major chemical unit under Lotte Group, said Monday it will establish a petrochemical joint venture with GS Energy Co., an energy-specialized holding company of GS Group. Lotte Chemical and GS Energy signed an agreement to form a joint venture, tentatively named Lotte-GS Chemical Company, this [...]

Lotte Chemical to Begin Production at U.S. Plant This Month

Lotte Chemical to Begin Production at U.S. Plant This Month

SEOUL, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Lotte Chemical Corp., a unit of retail-to-construction conglomerate Lotte Group, said Friday it will start commercial production at its plant in United States this month. In a joint project with Westlake Chemical Corp., Lotte Chemical completed the construction of the 3.6 trillion-won (US$3.1 billion) ethylene plant in Louisiana late [...]

Lotte Chemical to Expand Investment in Malaysia

Lotte Chemical to Expand Investment in Malaysia

SEOUL, Jul. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Lotte Chemical Co., South Korea’s No. 2 petrochemical firm, said Tuesday that it will use the proceeds from the initial public offering of its Malaysian unit to finance its facility expansion in the Southeast Asian country. Its Malaysian unit, Lotte Chemical Titan Holdings Berhads, made its market debut there [...]

Lotte Chemical Completes Gas Plant in Uzbekistan

Lotte Chemical Completes Gas Plant in Uzbekistan

SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Lotte Chemical Corp., the petrochemical unit of South Korea’s No. 5 conglomerate Lotte Group, said Thursday it has completed the construction of a gas chemical complex in Uzbekistan, a major overseas project it has pursued as part of an effort to diversify profit sources.   The joint development project, dubbed [...]

Foreign Investors Sell Off Korean Stocks Focusing on Samsung, SK hynix

Foreign Investors Sell Off Korean Stocks Focusing on Samsung, SK hynix

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Foreign investors dumped shares of Samsung Electronics and SK hynix during their recent selling spree sparked by China’s stock rout and uncertainty over a U.S. rate hike, data showed Monday. Offshore investors unloaded 751.3 billion won (US$635.4 million) worth of Samsung Electronics shares between Aug. 5 and Friday, lowering their [...]