New Capacity and Plant Expansions Announced in Europe Petrochemicals 2017

Over the last five years, the European chemicals industry has faced uncertainty due to competition and dwindling domestic demand, with some financiers referring to the European economy as ‘structurally damaged’.

Yet, despite previous announcements of closures of European petrochemicals plants, companies enjoyed a better-than-expected 2017 on the back of the strong economic recovery in the 19-country eurozone.

This infographic and market insight piece by European News Editor, Jonathan Lopez, represents the new plant capacity and expansions for the European petrochemicals market in years to come.

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