TITLE

A land of opportunity

AUTHOR(S)
Griesar, Klaus
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;4/16/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 62, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the potential of China as a chemicals importer and producer of the European Union (EU). The author reports that the growth of the country was unsteady, with gross domestic product expanding by 10% every year on average. Since 2004, the 25 countries that made up the EU was the export market of China. He claims that the country is now the second most important trading partner of EU. It also had a chemicals turnover of €137 billion in 2004.
ACCESSION #
24857308

 

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