TITLE

PE and PP on the rise

AUTHOR(S)
Brice, Andy
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;10/9/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 38, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increase in capacity, demand and exports of polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) in the Middle East. Jacobs Consultancy forecasts regional PE capacity at 8.3 million tonnes/year in 2006, up 17.7% from 2005; demand is up 5.3% at 2.6 million tonnes and exports are at 4.9 million tonnes. Similarly, PP is set to rise by 15.7% to 2.5 million tonnes, demand is up by 5.8% to 1.6 million tonnes and exports have risen by 41.3% to 740,000 tonnes.
ACCESSION #
22905457

 

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