June 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;6/11/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 70, p51
Trade Publication
A list of the top stories related to the chemical industry that were published in the June 1 to 7, 2007 issue of "ICIS Chemical Business" is presented. They include the acquisition of the petrochemical business of Borealis in Norway by INEOS, the plan of SABIC to raise $9 billion to finance its GE Plastics deal and the decline in styrene monomer (SM) spot prices in Asia.


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