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Posted on November 28th, 2017 by Joseph Chang in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis
An acquisition by LyondellBasell of Brazil-based polymers giant Braskem would make an excellent strategic fit, and would also be financially feasible with LyondellBasell’s strong and flexible balance sheet. Continue reading “LyondellBasell / Braskem Makes Strategic Sense but Complexities Unique” »
Posted on April 13th, 2017 by Al Greenwood in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis
Executives and managers from several plastic producers expect Brazil’s economy to start a sustained recovery in the second half of the year, ending the nation’s worst recession since the Great Depression. Continue reading “Brazil’s recovery to strengthen in second half” »
Posted on September 12th, 2016 by Al Greenwood in Chemical R&D
Braskem’s second-quarter domestic resin sales show signs that the nation’s economy is beginning to recover from its worst recession in decades. Continue reading “Braskem Earnings Show Signs Of Brazil Recovery” »