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PlastIndia: The Sky is the Limit

7:09 AM MST | February 5, 2009 | Natasha Alperowicz in New Delhi

Visitors and exhibitors at PlastIndia, a triennial plastics show currently taking place in New Delhi, are learning more about the huge opportunities that India offers. India's plastics industry is expected to grow at about 5%/year through 2015, the highest growth rates in Asia, said Pratibha Devisingh Patil, president of India at the inauguration ceremony yesterday. “During the coming few years, polymer consumption in India is likely to go up to 11 million m.t. from the current level of about 5.8 million m.t., as we expand our infrastructure,” she...

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