Is the race over in petchems?

Richardson, John
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/18/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 35, p28
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Middle East has raised the bar high in its competitive advantage in petrochemicals. The Middle East advantage is no longer just in polyethylene (PE) and monoethylene glycol. Many Japanese and South Korean PE producers recognized several years ago that there was no way they could compete with the Middle East on standard commodity grade production.


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