China's latex surge to outstrip Europe and US

Kovac, Matt
January 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;1/29/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 51, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the increase in the market for synthetic latex polymer (SLP) in China. SLP market increased by around 15 percent and is expected to grow at a higher rate compared with the U.S. and Europe. Two of the most attractive segments of the SLP market are the styrene butadiene and styrene acrylics. SLP market can expect a 9 percent growth per year.


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