China: the Long Boom
China is getting ready to step out on the world stage with the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The country has already established itself as a magnet for foreign investment, and has been the top choice for foreign direct investments in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry for three years running. Chemical production in China is expected to continue expanding at double-digit rates, as producers strive to keep up with the growing appetite of the $265-billion/year market.
Amid the frantic pace of development, market players with their eyes on the factory floor of the world would need to address these key questions:
What can a company do to best profit from China’s staggering growth?
What are the investment opportunities available?
Will economic and environmental policies in China continue to favor investors, or deter them?
As China gradually winds down its state-owned enterprises, how much success are local entrepreneurs having at building global businesses?
What can local and foreign businesses do to build successful partnerships?
What are the major developments in coals-to-chemicals projects in China, and how will they impact the global market?
How can companies manage the supply chain to most effectively reach the Chinese market?
Who Should Attend
Business Development Managers
Executives and traders from leading oil and petrochemical companies
Coal and natural gas producers
Refineries, additives and catalyst companies
International engineering and contracting firms supporting the industry