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Sabic to Replace Kuwait in Petchem JV with Dow?

8:33 AM MST | January 19, 2009 | Natasha alperowicz

Sabic is in discussions with Dow Chemical on the possibility of joining Dow in a global plastics manufacturing joint venture, following the withdrawal late last year of Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC) from K-Dow, a proposed 50-50 jv between PIC and Dow, industry sources tell CW. Dow confirmed recently that it had been approached by other parties interested in alternative jv’s with Dow for the company’s basic plastics business (CW, Jan. 12, p. 13). Sabic declined to comment and says it is “not responding to any market rumors or...

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