TITLE

Lean years loom for

AUTHOR(S)
Milmo, Sean
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;9/24/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 11, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on business forecasting about the petrochemical industry across the world. The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) reckons that from 2006-2008, petrochemicals production growth will average 2%/year. Shell Chemicals Ltd. estimates that by 2010, China's self-sufficiency in polyethylene (PE) will have risen from 50% in 2005 to 64-74% in 2010. Shell calculates that in 2010-2020, up to 20m tonnes/year of ethylene capacity could be built in China.
ACCESSION #
27214453

 

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