Bains, Liz
July 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;7/9/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 74, p27
Trade Publication
The article discusses business conditions for the petrochemical industries in Turkey. It is stated that Turkey has just one producer of basic petrochemicals and is forced to import around 70% of its chemical requirements. It is also one of the world's fastest-emerging market economies. Turkey consumes 2.9m tonnes/year of thermoplastics and the sole thermoplastics maker in the country, Petkim, has a capacity of just 700,000 tonnes/year.


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