TITLE

GPCA members enter the global stage

AUTHOR(S)
Baker, John
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;12/4/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 46, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the creation of the Gulf Petrochemical & Chemical Producers' Association (GPCA) companies as it begins to emerge in the international chemical industry. One leading player is SABIC, which has acquisitions in Europe, Netherlands, Germany and Great Britain. Others include Petrochemical Industries Co. and Dow Chemical, which create joint ventures. The creation of GPCA is said to be timely as investment in the region is flourishing and member companies are on the lead.
ACCESSION #
23440940

 

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