29 April 2009 22:25 [Source: ICIS news]
CARACAS (ICIS news)--Pequiven will cut costs by up to 40% this year due to the economic downturn, but assured the cuts would not affect investments for its long-term expansion plans, the Venezuela state petrochemical company said on Wednesday.
Calling 2009 “a difficult year,” company president Saul Ameliach said in a press release the company was freezing wages and reducing the salaries of executives by 20%.
However, the company’s ambitious expansion plans, referred to as the “Petrochemical Revolution,” will continue at its original timeline, he said.
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