Bracing for a 'Tectonic' Change

Wood, Andrew
April 2006
Chemical Week;4/5/2006, Vol. 168 Issue 12, p7
Trade Publication
The article discusses the concept of tectonic change, or the movement of the center of the chemical industry to Asia, particularly in China and India. According to Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, a large and growing population, and increased urbanization will drive demand in Asia, and that a new breed of regional players, including Reliance, Sinopec, Formosa, and Chi Mei, will become more global because of their entrepreneurial energy.


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