Playing with the big boys

Knowles, Terry; Beacham, Will
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/21/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 67, p24
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the study "Potential of Automotive-Related Coatings in China" released by IRL. The report examines the markets for automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM), refinish, powder and plastic finishing. As nine major multinationals supply 40% of the market, the future of the Chinese OEM coatings market is expected to slowly tip in their favour, the report says. The actions taken by the Chinese government in maintaining the OEM coatings sector are detailed.


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