Kovac, Matt
February 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;2/26/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 55, p13
Trade Publication
The author discusses the failure of multinational chemical companies to capitalize on cheaper energy resources in the Middle East, because of a closed-door policy. He emphasizes the benefits of forming joint ventures with governments in the Middle East, or national players to exploit the structural advantages. He discusses the challenges faced by companies expanding in the region.


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