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Chemical industry by country. Anon. Hydrocarbon Processing, September 1996, 75(9), 118S-118DD (8 pages).

Development opportunities are discussed for petrochemicals, chemicals and plastics in Latin American countries. This area is described as offering rapidly growing opportunities for hydrocarbon processing industries. The current position is reviewed by different authors for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Mexico and Venezuela. Highlights in petrochemical supply and demand, trends, economic forecasts, investment opportunities, and new construction activities are summarized and data are tabulated. Typical data include information on installed capacity for key products which are listed together with changes in supply and demand balance, atmospheric distillation capacity, and investments by major companies.

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