Dow Awaits Further Commitments On China Ethylene Project

Young, Ian
October 2002
Chemical Week;10/16/2002, Vol. 164 Issue 41, p15
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision of Dow Chemical to await firm commitments from the Tianjin, China municipal government on land clearance and investment in infrastructure and utilities, before proceeding with a feasibility study for a previously announced olefins and derivatives joint venture at Tianjin. Confirmation of China's State Development Planning Commission that itwill likely approve the project; Commitment of Sinopec to the project; Delay of the completion of its liquid epoxy resins plant.


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