CHINA TARGETS DOUBLING OF ETHYLENE CAPACITY BY 2000

China is proceeding with an ambitious program to double ethylene capacity by 2000. That effort spearheads an overall expansion in China's petrochemical sector to meet rapidly surging domestic demand. One of the keys to the success of these programs is how welcome foreign participation will be in China's petrochemical sector. Ethylene capacity in China climbed to 2.1 million tons/year in 1990 from slightly more than 1 million tons/year in 1986, Bowei Lee of Lee Chang Yung Chemical

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