07 March 2012 06:30 [Source: ICIS news]
By 2015, a 2.6m tonne/year coal-based urea plant, an 800,000 tonne/year dimethyl ether (DME) unit, 60bn cubic metre/year coal-based natural gas unit, 1m tonne/year coal-based olefins capacity and 1m tonne/year coal-based monoethylene glycol (MEG) plant will be brought on stream.
In addition, the region will develop its salt chemical industry with its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and potash fertilizer capacities to reach a total 5.7m tonnes/year and 3m tonnes/year, respectively by the same year.
The region is targeting its overall output growth rate to be at an average of 15% per year during the 12th Five-Year period, according to the report.
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