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Demand for German plastics and rubber machinery recovers

Demand for German plastics and rubber machinery recovers

The outlook for plastics and rubber machinery has improved further. The final quarter of 2009 closed with orders for German machinery up by a nominal 35 per cent. October 2009 saw a resumption of demand growth for the first time since early 2008. This trend continued in the two months that followed.


Ineos wants to leave UK due to taxes

Ineos wants to leave UK due to taxes

Polymers and petrochemicals group Ineos is considering a relocation of its headquarters and tax residence from the UK to Switzerland. It said potential cash tax savings would be €450m between now and 2014 if it went ahead with the move, which would need the consent of its lenders.


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