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Steel maker NKK Corp. said Wednesday it will set up a venture with seven other firms to research the feasibility of producing dimethyl ether, a clean fuel that can be used as an alternative to liquefied petroleum gas.

DME International Corp., the new company to be set up Oct. 19, will develop markets for the fuel known as DME and conduct manufacturing research over the next two years, company executives said.

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