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AUTHOR(S)
Robinson, Simon
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;12/3/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 21, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers global news briefs related to the petrochemical industry. Prices for South Asian polyethylene and polypropylene are expected to increase due to strong market demand and limited availability. Polymer importers in Iran were hit by U.S. sanctions on the country's three major state banks. Increasing feedstock and freight costs have threatened the polyethylene terephthalate margins.
ACCESSION #
27869339

 

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