Quenching a PET thirst

Gibson, Jane
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/10/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 27, p26
Trade Publication
The article reports that China's demand for soft drinks is expected to lift high-end polyethylene terephthalate consumption. Analysts predict that fruit/vegetable juice, bottled water, tea, toffee and Asian speciality drinks will enjoy double-digit percentage volume growth on the back of rising wages anti greater disposable incomes in 2006. Chinese, Korean and Taiwanese bottle producers should benefit most from Coca-Cola's push into China through acquisitions of local drink-makers.


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