India ramps up

Hariharan, Malini; O'Driscoll, Cath
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/31/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 30, p21
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the potential of India to become an industrial powerhouse in the chemicals sector. Rising income levels, easy access to credit and a desire for modern lifestyles have spurred demand for a variety of consumer goods in the country. The market of biaxially-oriented polypropylene film grew more than 40 percent from 2005 to 2006. Public sector companies including Indian Oil Corp. and Gall are also pursuing cracker projects. These social and economic changes are proving to have a positive impact on the chemicals sector.


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