Gordon, Michael
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/29/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 21, p30
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs related to the chemical industry in Asia. Shell Chemical Co. is expected to announce its final decision to build a cracker plant in Singapore in the middle of this year. Thailand's energy and petrochemicals company PTT PLC is jointly exploring investment opportunities in Pakistan with a local producer. Kuokuang Petrochemical Technology Co., which is planning a petrochemical complex for the west of Taiwan, has announced that it has agreed, in principle, to make local residents stakeholders in the future business.


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