TITLE

GCC countries take the lead in petrochemicals

AUTHOR(S)
Kovac, Matt
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;1/15/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 49, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the world's biggest producers and exporters of petrochemicals are the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Al Fajer Information & Services revealed that the annual production of petrochemicals reached 40 million tons per year, with as much as 30 million tons exported for 2005. Satish Khanna of Al Fajer Information & Services said that the development of a domestic petrochemicals industry could boost the development of small and medium-sized plants in the plastic industry.
ACCESSION #
23854103

 

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