Ethylene supply healthy in 2007

Darni, Nurul
December 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;12/18/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 47, p38
Trade Publication
The article offers projections related to international chemical markets. Fewer Asian cracker turnarounds and expansions in 2007 may tip the balance in favour of buyers as ethylene export supplies increase, while naphtha may see stronger demand. South Korea's largest naphtha cracker operator, Yeochun NCC, is set to become the country's principal olefins exporter.


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