World’s first partnership between chemical parks: CHEMPARK and Nanjing Chemical Industry Park (NCIP) enter into agreement
New gateway between North Rhine-Westphalia and China
CHEMPARK, with its sites in Leverkusen, Dormagen and Krefeld-Uerdingen, Germany, and Nanjing Chemical Industry Park (NCIP) in China entered into the first worldwide partnership agreement between chemical parks. The contract was signed during a visit to China by NRW State Premier Jürgen Rüttgers. The signatories were Klaus Schäfer, Chairman of the Executive Board of CHEMPARK operator CURRENTA, and Xie Chongxiu, Vice President of the NCIP Administrative Committee and Deputy Director of NCIP GmbH.
In the agreement, the two parties undertake to share their experience and information on a regular basis. The partners look forward not only to an exchange of know-how but also to cooperating on activities and events. Collaboration on training and an exchange of employees for a limited period are also planned over the long term.
The first contacts were made on a site marketing trip to China organized by business promotion organization NRW.INVEST last May. This agency of the Economics Ministry and its representative office in Nanjing provided support for the partners on both sides throughout the process of preparing the agreement.
Bayer has completed the sale of its 60 percent stake in chemical park operator Currenta to funds managed by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA). The two companies had entered into an agreement to this effect back in August. The closing conditions, including approval by the respo ... more
Bayer and LANXESS sell their stakes in the chemical park operator Currenta to funds managed by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA). Both companies signed corresponding agreements with MIRA on August 6, 2019. The transaction still requires the approval of the responsible authorit ... more