ICIS editors are speaking at the
11th Iran Petrochemical Forum (IPF)

Event date: 7-8 June 2014
Event venue: Tehran, Iran

ICIS is pleased to support IPF 2014 as a media partner. In addition, ICIS editors are presenting two papers at the event.

ICIS Middle East chief correspondent, Muhamad Fadhil Bin Abdul Rahim, will look in depth into the polyolefins supply and demand fundamentals in the Middle East region and the impact of market developments on pricing. He will also examine the key challenges faced by Middle Eastern producers and the expected boost in demand from the Dubai Expo 2020 and Qatar 2022 World Cup.

  • Key challenges faced by Middle Eastern PE and PP producers and convertors
  • New capacity in the Middle East from Borouge 3 and Sadara Chemical Co
  • Impact on polyolefin pricing with new supply coming on stream in 2014 and 2015
  • The expected demand boost from the Dubai Expo 2020 and Qatar 2022 World Cup
  • Significance of the further easing of US-led Iranian sanctions on the polyolefin market

Furthermore, ICIS market editors, Yu Guo and Fahima Khail, will be presenting a separate paper on methanol trade patterns in Asia and the key factors influencing prices.

  • Making sense of the major methanol markets in Asia, including India  
  • The forces driving methanol prices and the supply-demand situation
  • Near-term market outlook

IPF is a prestigious event that is held annually in Iran. It brings the world of petrochemicals together to discuss the future trends in the industry, including Iran’s new aggressive investment programme which seeks to further develop the country’s up, mid and downstream petrochemical sectors.

The forum has become an important venue for the industry’s decision makers and experts to present their achievements and to address challenges that the industry is facing worldwide. Major issues of pertinent interest to the petrochemical industry, including new technologies, environmental protection, safety, new applications of petrochemical materials as well as marketing and trade of products, will be addressed at this year’s event. Find out more about the event at www.ipf2014.com

To request a copy of the ICIS presentations, please email enquiry@icis.com

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