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Rising production in China and US keys to growth

11:43 AM MDT | May 26, 2014 | —Vincent Valk

Producers of plastic additives, which grew tepidly coming off the recession in 2009, are pinning hopes on North America’s shale gas boom and rising plastics production in emerging markets to drive growth in the coming years. Countries such as China and India will be home to rising shares of global plastic additives production, while traditional markets, such as Western Europe and Japan, decline, according to IHS Chemical. Growth in the United States—buoyed by the shale gas boom—is expected to be somewhere in the middle. Global plastics additives...

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