IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Viewpoint

Mideast Advance

9:21 AM MST | December 11, 2009

While the region may not be entirely immune from the global recession, the Mideast continues to advance its position as the world’s export hub for petrochemicals. A decade ago, Mideast imports and exports of primary petrochemicals—polyethylene, polypropylene and para -xylene—were balanced, Stephen Pryor, president of ExxonMobil Chemical, noted in a speech to the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) Forum, co-organized by Chemical Week, in Dubai last week. World trade in these products has doubled...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa