Get Rich Off Plastics

Bahree, Megha
December 2006
Forbes Asia;12/11/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 21, p76
The article focuses on the growing industrial demand for bulk chemicals. Global ethylene demand has increased by an annual average of 5% since 2003 and is expected to grow at an annual rate of 5% to 6% for the rest of the decade. Ethylene and polyethylene producer Nova Chemicals has earned $148 million on revenue of $5 billion in the first nine months of 2006. Demand for chlorine and lye is predicted to grow 2% to 3% annually for the rest of the decade.


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