APLA: growth rates look good

Jagger, Anna; Brice, Andy
November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/20/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 44, p38
Trade Publication
The article provides information on the performance of the petrochemicals industry in Latin America. Polyolefins margins in Brazil were limited in the first half of 2006 by higher naphtha costs and the start-up of a major plant, but they improved in the third quarter, said Caroline Bernardi Dias, a market analyst at Brazil's Ipiranga Petroquimica. Nexant ChemSystems predicts that polyolefins demand in Latin America will rise by 6-7% in 2006 and 2007.


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