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Petrochemicals

9:19 AM MDT | July 30, 2007 | Peck Hwee Sim

Earnings Stay Close to Peak The petrochemical market has been surprisingly resilient in the past year, driving up earnings after a brief retreat in 2005. Tight markets in several products allowed producers to raise prices faster than cost increases, and earnings improved as a result. Ebit for the global basic chemicals and plastics industry turned up more than 10% last year, to around $134/m.t. in 2006, and are expected to stay at similar levels this year, says CMAI (Houston). “We have 2007 operating profit below 2006, but not as far below as previously...

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