TITLE

Middle East hinders bid

AUTHOR(S)
Darni, Nurul; Brice, Andy
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;10/23/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 40, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that plans by South Korea's petrochemical producers to tap into Chinese demand by expanding ethylene capacities face a challenge from the Middle East. South Korea, the world's third-largest ethylene-producing nation, plans to boost capacity by 8% to 6.375m tonnes/year by 2007. Middle East producers are looking to increase ethylene capacities from next year onwards, with 7.8m tonnes/year of added ethylene seen by 2008 and 9.1m tonnes/year by 2010.
ACCESSION #
22975317

 

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