Asian chemical firms ride IPO wave as sector booms

Singapore, Cheok Soh Hui; Kovac, Matt
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/23/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 40, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on the increased interest of Asian chemical companies to tap into the equity market. China BlueChemical, a unit of oil major China National Offshore Oil Corp, two Asian petrochemical firms unveiled plans to go public. Analysts are also warning about a structural shift as cost-competitive Middle East producers step up production to meet an expected demand spike from emerging markets such as China and India.


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