Canada's petrochemicals industry saw mixed results in 2015 with a contraction in the value of basic
chemicals sales, but strong growth in rubber and plastic production. While domestic petrochemicals
consumption is expected to pick up in 2016, this could be offset by s ..."
The drive to diversify feedstock is the main focus of the Canadian petrochemicals sector as it seeks to meet
the challenge posed by new shale-based capacity in the US. BMI's latest Canada Petrochemicals Report
anticipates continued growth in output in the short term, ..."
BMI View: Chemicals, plastics and rubber manufacturing sales experienced a sharp downturn following
the 2008 financial crisis, a situation Canada shared with the global market. In following years, the industry
has staged a gradual, if unspectacular, recovery. By 2013, ..."
BMI's Canada petrochemicals report examines how the country's petrochemicals industry is
overcoming challenges related to feedstock access and growing global competitiveness. It assesses
recent developments and trends in the industry and looks at the enormous potential for grow ..."