Politicsand petrochemicals

B?hler-Vidal, Jorge
November 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;11/12/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 18, p22
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the efforts of various North and South American countries, to increase their influence in global petrochemical market. It discusses the opening of worldwide ventures by Brazil's Petrobras SA, Braskem SA and the company Grupo Ultra. It mentions Venezuela's plans to increase its sales in Asia and to add value to its oil and natural gas export. It reports the petrochemical projects of Bolivia and mentions the support given by the government in each country to such projects.


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