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LLDPE plant to be mothballed by Prime Polymer [09:40 ]
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Domestic Prices of Phenol China as of 30th October 2014 [09:35 ]
Domestic Prices of Bisphenol-A China as of 30th October 2014 [09:30 ]
PBR plant restarted by Sinopec Shanghai Gaoqiao [09:25 ]
Domestic Prices of Propylene China as of 30th October 2014 [09:20 ]
Domestic Prices of Polypropylene (PP) China as of 30th October 2014 [09:15 ]
SM plant planned to be shut by Siam Styrene Monomer [09:10 ]
Zhongyuan Petrochemical Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [09:00 ]
Zhenhai Refinery Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [09:05 ]
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NBR plant shut by Zhenjiang Nantex for maintenance [08:50 ]
Yangzi BASF Petrochemical Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [08:45 ]
Yangzi Petrochemical Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [08:40 ]
Naphtha cracker shut by Idemitsu Kosan [08:35 ]
Yanshan Petrochemical Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [08:30 ]
Wuhan Phoenix Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [08:25 ]
Tianjin Petrochemical Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [08:20 ]
OX prices in Asia fall [08:15 ]
Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [08:10 ]
Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [08:05 ]
Qilu Petrochemical Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [08:00 ]
Solvents plant shut by Mitsui for maintenance turnaround [07:50 ]
Panjin Ethylene Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [07:45 ]
Maoming Petrochemical Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [07:35 ]
Luoyang Petrochemical Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [07:30 ]
Caprolactam line likely to be shut by Baling Petrochemical [07:20 ]
Jiujiang Petrochemical Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [07:15 ]
Jingmen Petrochemical Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [07:05 ]
Jinan Refinery Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [07:00 ]
Oxo-alcohols complex to be restarted by Tianjin Soda [06:50 ]
Hainan Refinery Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [06:45 ]
Guangzhou Petrochemical Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [06:35 ]
Fushun Petrochemical Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [06:30 ]
Ethylene contract price settles for November in Europe [06:20 ]
Daqing Petrochemical Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [06:15 ]
Dalian West Pacific Polymer Product Prices as of 30th October 2014 [06:05 ]
Construction of synthetic rubber plant to be commenced by SRI [06:00 ]

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Petrochemical Industry Scenario

The Indian petrochemical industry has contributed in a major manner to the economic growth in general and the development of the country’s manufacturing sector, in particular. The origin of the Indian petrochemical industry can be traced to the 1970s. The sector witnessed rapid growth patterns in the 1980s and 1990s. The industry has recorded high levels of growth and has been a major contributor to the growth of India. The product portfolio of the country’s petrochemical industry chiefly comprises of synthetic rubber i.e. synthetic fiber, performance plastics, plastic processing industry, and polymers.

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