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Developing Countries Present Opportunities for Plastics Makers

10:59 AM MDT | June 16, 2008 | Rebecca Coons in Las Vegas

Economic growth and demand growth for plastics are strongest in developing countries, particularly those with large populations and increasing consumer spending, said speakers at Townsend’s Emerging Markets in the Plastics Industry conference, held in Las Vegas last week. The knowledge of economic and political trends unique to each region and the ability to adapt are essential to successful entry in those markets, they say. Naik: China’s demand growth is sustainable. Significant and sustained growth in “emerging Asia” is supporting global...

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