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Global Styrene Market Set to Change

9:46 AM MST | December 5, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

About 3.2-million m.t./year of styrene from the Mideast will hit the global market by 2012, altering the landscape of the styrene market, says CMAI (Houston) in its 2008 World Styrene Analysis Report. Asia will continue to drive demand growth, as most derivative expansions will take place in Asia, primarily in China, CMAI says. Meanwhile, expandable polystyrene in China is gaining influence on global styrene pricing and demand, CMAI...

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