June 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;6/25/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 72, p9
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the Asian Financial Crisis that affects the petrochemical industry. He emphasizes that it is expected to be the catalysts for the consolidation to shape the industry. He observed that the chemical companies continue to focus on sales and operations, and less in consolidation and restructuring. He suggests that the economies of scale must be followed and alter the business model through better things and greater value in moving up the product curve.


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