Asian Chemical Connections
At the APLA annual meeting in Rio, the buzz was on how to compete in a new world with cheap US shale gas
US shale gas is causing a major shift in Latin America's petrochemical sector as it re-evaluates its competitiveness. Large-scale projects in the region will be gas-based, while others will be scaled back or cancelled.
Petrochemical chiefs at the APLA forum called for greater efficiency
INSIGHT: Anxiety over global demand for crude centres on China
“Part of China’s ‘new normal’ is that ‘big stimulus’ won’t be called for every time growth decelerates.”
VIDEO: ICIS Special Report - C3 value chain, early autumn