PET Market Faces Strains From Oil, Feedstocks and Global Overcapacity

February 2004
Chemical Market Reporter;2/2/2004, Vol. 265 Issue 5, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on the challenges to be faced by the market for polyethylene terephthalate (PET) in the U.S. Increase in production costs for PET due to the price of oil, according to Edgar F. Acosta, polyester manager at De Witt & Co. Inc. in Houston, Texas; Issue of overcapacity in the PET market; Expectation for the global growth rates for PET. INSET: Plastics & coatings In Brief.


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