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Indian Petrochem Conference: Hedging Feedstocks and Managing Price Volatility Are Key to Survival

1:31 AM MST | November 18, 2008 | Deepti Ramesh

Price volatility in the petrochemical industry is here to stay and petchem firms must learn to manage this volatility if they are to survive in the current difficult market conditions, say experts attending the Indian Petrochem 2008 conference, currently being held in Mumbai. Hedging feedstock prices is also crucial, experts say. Volatility in petrochemical prices is about four times more than that of crude oil prices, say experts. “With margins under pressure, you have to control costs and the operating expenditure. If you can manage the price volatility...

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