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- Can Europe face the Middle East threat? Hariharan, Malini; Baker, John // Asian Chemical News;9/19/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 507, p14
This article assesses the implications of the accelerating investment in the Middle East petrochemicals industry for the European petrochemicals sector as of September 2005. Accelerating investments in the Middle East to serve growing Asian markets and consolidation in Europe and the U.S. are...
- Sagia changes its focus. GAVIN, JAMES // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;10/4/2013, Vol. 57 Issue 40, p32
The article reports on the declining value of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Saudi Arabia as of October 2013 as the Saudi Arabian General Investment Agency (SAGIA) changes its focus. The latest FDI in the country is the 12.5 billion dollar financing package for the Saudi Aramco-Dow Chemical...
- First-class organisational skills. Williams, Dede // ICIS Chemical Business;9/11/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 34, p28
This article explains that Germany's chemical parks have grown in importance since they appeared on the scene about 10 years ago. The country's successful organisation of the 2006 football World Cup this summer and its unexpectedly cordial reception of foreign visitors could help the country...
- India's Petrochemical sector set for higher Growt. // Chemical Business;Jan2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p81
The article focuses on the Indian petrochemical industry whose output is set to increase in the coming years with capacity expansion and surge in per capita consumption, based on the India Petrochemicals Report of Business Monitor International (BMI) in 2010. According to BMI, anticipated...
- Investors threaten withdrawal after government tariff move. I.Y. // Chemical Week;8/9/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 5, p18
Reports on threats by foreign investors to withdraw from major petrochemical projects in the Philippines in response to the government's decision to increase petrochemical tariffs. Eventual reduction of duties in 2004; Philippine National Oil Corp.'s request for tariff protection.
- Iran. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;4/9/1999, Vol. 43 Issue 14, p20
Invites foreign companies to invest in petrochemical complexes in Iran. Goal of the Iranian government to gain a bigger share on the world market; Presentation of the projects by the National Petrochemical Co. at a conference.
- Iran. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;8/1/1997, Vol. 41 Issue 31, p18
Details the Iranian government's efforts to lure foreign investors to help build 30 petrochemical plants over the next 25 years. Value of the expansion plan; Modification of the policy on ownership in the oil, gas and petrochemicals sector.
- Changing gears. Brice, Andy // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;9/18/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 10, p21
The article calls for the European petrochemical market to adapt to the challenges to the industry following its failure to maintain its pole position in petrochemicals. The issues that must be addressed by the European market include the existence of a number of smaller and less efficient...
- China enters WTO. // Chemical Business;Feb2002, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p11
Examines the benefits of China's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO). Impact of the accession on the petrochemical and chemical sectors; Increase in contracted foreign direct investment in the country; Effect of WTO membership on state-owned enterprises.