High price mayhem

Kovac, Matt; Gibson, Jane
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/18/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 35, p43
Trade Publication
The article looks at the challenges facing the petrochemical industry in Taiwan. Taiwan Styrene Monomer is primarily a non-integrated producer of styrene monomer and is being squeezed between high raw material prices and difficulties in passing on higher raw material costs. Converters have been unable to pass on higher costs because of resistance at the retail level.


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