Who'll gain from tight market?

Hariharan, Malini
April 2003
Asian Chemical News;4/28/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 399, p14
Trade Publication
Reports on the concerns of butadiene producers. Uncertainty surrounding the availability of crude C4s; Alternative uses of the crude C4; Factors that contribute the growing interest in metathesis; Information on the Mitsui Chemical's metathesis unit in Japan.


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