Degussa Sanzheng to build plant
The Chinese company Degussa Sanzheng Fine Chemicals (Yingkou) is building a manufacturing plant at Chongqing Industrial Park in western China. The plant will manufacture cyanuric chloride, a component of some herbicides. Degussa Sanzheng is a joint venture between German fine chemicals company Evonik Industries (the chemicals business of which was known as Degussa until September 12th 2007) and Chinese company Yingkou Sanzheng Fine Chemicals (Agrow No 481, p 2). Evonik has a 65% stake in the joint venture.