TITLE

Mexico

AUTHOR(S)
Sissell, Kara
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Chemical Week;7/23/2003, Vol. 165 Issue 26, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Assesses the market condition of the chemical industry in Mexico, as of July 2003. Reason for the failure of Mexico's repeated attempts to persuade private firms to invest in the expansion of state-owned chemical complexes; Features of the Project Phoenix investment drive by state petrochemical company Pemex Petroquimica in Mexico City; Key to driving growth in the downstream private sector chemicals producers in the country.
ACCESSION #
10359381

 

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