IHS Chemical Week

People & Business :: Companies


1:19 PM MDT | August 9, 2007 | Michelle Bryner

Mitsui Chemicals (Tokyo) intends to maintain a firm grip on its position as one of Asia’s top petrochemical producers, but it is not putting all of its eggs in one basket. Impending competition from Mideast petchem producers, high raw materials costs, especially for key naphtha feedstock, and other challenges have caused Mitsui to turn its sites on the less cyclical specialty chemical sector. The company is allocating a significant level of management resources to launch new specialty products, and intends to raise fiscal 2007 sales from specialty chemicals...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


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

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


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