TITLE

PE production, demand shifts to Asia, Mideast

AUTHOR(S)
Esposito, Frank
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Plastics News;4/9/2007, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents views of the plastics industry analyst Howard Rappaport on increased manufacturing and use of polyethylene (PE) in the Middle East and other parts of Asia. At Chemical Market Associates Inc.'s World Petrochemical Conference, he said that the Middle East and Asia will have 64 percent of global PE capacity by 2011. The combined market share of North America and Europe will fall from 54 percent to 36 percent in that period.
ACCESSION #
24825786

 

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