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China still roars: Double-digit chemical industry growth spurs more investments

9:37 AM MDT | September 1, 2014 | —Deepti Ramesh

China continues to drive growth in the worldwide chemical industry despite the country’s slower economy and the resurgence of the United States as a destination for petrochemical investments based on the shale gas revolution. The chemical industry in China is still growing at a double-digit rate, and leading overseas chemical companies strive to capture that growth with more investments in the country. China is also making substantial progress in developing a coal-to-chemicals industry, which is expected to gain an important share of the market during the next decade...

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