Kang Wu, Lijuan Wang. China's ethylene sector continues to expand, attract foreign investment. Oil and Gas Journal, 5 January 2004, 102(1) p.
China will continue to use a variety of refined products and condensate to produce ethylene, but the predominant feedstock in the next 10 years will be naphtha. China will soon become a net importer of naphtha; naphtha import requirements will increase substantially in 2010 and after.