Malaysia is wise to halt cracker building

Richardson, John
April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/16/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 62, p18
Trade Publication
The article analyzes the petrochemical industry in southeast Asia. It is forecasted that there are one or two new ethylene plants to be established in Singapore and Indonesia. According to the author, Malaysia, another big player in petrochemicals in southeast Asia, is going about its business and is adding marginally to olefins and commodity-grade cracker derivative capacity. He notes that there seems no new cracker complex will be established in Malaysia before 2011.


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