Robinson, Simon; Ovrebekk, Hilde
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/25/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 36, p15
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs related to the chemical industry in the Middle East and Africa. Bilateral trade in petrochemicals between the Middle East and China was $6.35 billion in 2005, and accounted for 12% of total bilateral trade. Carmel Olefin's plants at Haifa, Israel, were set to return to production in August 2006. The firm makes ethylene, propylene, low density polyethylene (LDPE) and polypropylene (PP) at Haifa.


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