November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/6/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 42, p4
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs related to the chemical industries from around the world. European methanol inventories were critically low, and any expectations of some relief in November were pushed back to December or later. Liaoning Huajin Chemical will increase its cracker project's capacity by 50 percent to 450,000 tonnes per year from an originally planned 300,000 tonnes per year.


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