Moving further along the value chain

Trevelyan, Robert
April 1999
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;4/23/1999, Vol. 43 Issue 16, p10
Trade Publication
Cites the factors affecting the financial performance and growth of Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (Sabic) in 1998. Coincidence of low petrochemicals prices and low oil prices; Several structural weaknesses; Focus of Sabic's production on basic petrochemicals rather than polymers where more value can be added; Projects under construction; Asian demand for petrochemicals products.


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