IHS Chemical Week

Markets :: Plastics :: Polystyrene

BASF Mulls Divesting Part of Styrenics Business

10:47 AM MDT | July 25, 2007 | Ian Young

BASF has confirmed CW’s recent report that it is considering plans to divest parts of its commodity styrenics business (CW, July 18, p. 11). The company says it has received a preliminary offer for certain styrenics assets and that it is planning to start discussions with the interested party. Meanwhile, BASF says it will consider other “strategic options” for the styrenics operations including a joint venture. The activities under consideration generate sales of about €3.2 billion/year ($4.4 billion). They produce styrene, as well as...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa