08 October 2004 19:15 [Source: ICIS news]
In terms of sales volumes, the company’s domestic sales reached 2.33m tonnes during the first eight months of 2004, a 12.6% increase over 2003 levels.?xml:namespace>
On the domestic market, top selling products were polyethylene (PE), with sales of 276 300 tonnes; ammonia, with sales of 372 000 tonnes and ethylene oxide (EO), with sales of 131 000 tonnes during the eight-month period.
The company produced 7.02m tonnes of petrochemicals during the first eight months of the year, a 3.3% increase over 2003 production levels.
Pemex also said that it posted a positive trade balance in petrochemicals products of $125.8m. The company’s exports totalled $147.9m, with imports of $22.1m during the period.
Pemex is seeking to revitalize its petrochemicals industry. Later this month, the company is expected to announce its partners on the
Earlier this week,
Pemex is headquartered in
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