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Packaging Business Insight Asia

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Bonds on the Run: Finance Goes Green in China

Green Bonds on the Run - Packaging Business Insight Asia
More than 759 ‘climate aligned bonds’, known as China’s Green Bonds, are rapidly becoming the investment flavour of the month as new regulations and guidance are due to be issued in the coming months to bring clarity to the sector’s regulatory infrastructure, according to the China Green Bond Index, which was launched by the China Central Depository & Clearing Co in April 2016.

SCG Paper realigns growth strategy to focus on Southeast Asian packaging markets

SCG Paper realigns growth strategy to focus on Southeast Asian packaging markets
THAILAND –
Siam Cement PLC, one of Thailand’s largest industrial conglomerates, estimates 5-10% sales growth from its paper and packaging business SCG Paper this year as higher demand from Southeast Asian markets help offset slow growth at home. It is reorganizing SCG Paper to focus more on the packaging business.

ThaiBev aims for ASEAN beverage market growth through marketing and investments

ThaiBev's Chang Beer
THAILAND –
By 2020, Thai Beverage Plc (ThaiBev) aims to earn 50% of its total revenue from international sales, particularly from ASEAN, a significant jump from the current 4% today.

Kao completes new chemical products plant in China

Kao's new chemical products plant in China
CHINA –
Kao Corporation has started production at its new chemical products plant in Shanghai Fine Chemical Industrial Park, located in Jinshan District, Shanghai.

New Sidel packaging services to help optimise packaging design

New Sidel packaging services to help optimise packaging design
GLOBAL –
Sidel has created a new range of packaging services that provide a holistic approach to package design to help beverage producers worldwide turn their supply chains into value chains.

Phillips-Medisize opens Design and Development Center in China

Phillips-Medisize opens Design and Development Center in China
CHINA -
Phillips-Medisize Corporation has opened its new design and development center in Suzhou, China.

Suntory -Japan Tobacco in US$1.21bn vending maching acquisition deal

Suntory vending machine
JAPAN –
Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd (SBF) is purchasing Japan Tobacco Inc (JT)’s vending machine business, in a country where vending machines can be found on most busy streets and a significant portion of beverage sales is made through them.

Market opportunities in China for premium functional milk packaging

Market opportunities in China for premium functional milk packaging
CHINA –
Demand for premium milk products is increasing in China with 36% of urban Chinese consumers spending more on premium milk in the six months to January 2014.

Indorama expands PET capacity in Thailand with Bangkok Polyester acquisition

Indorama expands PET capacity in Thailand with Bangkok Polyester acquisition
THAILAND –
Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL) has concluded its acquisition of Bangkok Polyester Public Company Limited (BPC), completing the synergistic move across the PTA and PET value chain and the Japanese market.

AB InBev opens its first brewery in Vietnam for local and export markets

AB InBev opens its first brewery in Vietnam
VIETNAM –
Anheuser Busch InBev has opened its first brewery in Vietnam, in the southern province of Binh Duong.