BMI View: The Philippines' development of olefins and polymer resins production will overcome the main
weakness in its petrochemicals industry, which has been dependent on imported ethylene and propylene, as
well as aromatics and their derivatives. JG Summit Holdings' ..."
BMI View: JG Summit's new petrochemicals facilities led to strong growth in chemicals output and the
value of production in 2015, but the plastics sector saw weaker growth and rubber production contracted.
Nevertheless, the firm has become more profitable. Additionall ..."
Basic chemicals output reported strong growth in 2015 as a result of increasing output at JG Summit
Petrochemicals Corporation (JGSPC)'s new cracker complex. Although plastic and rubber also reported
increases in output volumes, this did not raise the value of product ..."
There continue to be mixed results in the Philippines petrochemicals industry with plastic output contracting
in H115, although rubber and basic chemicals reported strong growth. Problems associated with the start-up
of new plants have not helped matters, but BMI's la ..."
There were mixed results in the Philippines petrochemicals industry with plastic output continuing to
contract. Problems associated with the start-up of new plants have not helped matters, but BMI's latest
Philippines Petrochemicals Report envisages strengthening perf ..."
The Philippines petrochemicals industry endured a poor performance in 2014 amid a slowdown in
economic activity as well as problems associated with the start-up of new plants. However, BMI's latest
Philippines Petrochemicals Report envisages strengthening performance ..."
The Philippines petrochemicals industry fell behind overall manufacturing growth in 2014, but is expected
to recover in 2015 as the automotive and construction sectors post stronger growth rates and local producer
JG Summit Petrochemicals Corporation (JGSPC) ramps up ..."
The commencement of operations at JG Summit's cracker project in Q214 will integrate downstream
polymers production with a domestic feedstock source, enabling the Philippines' petrochemicals industry to
become more competitive, according to BMI's latest Philippines Pe ..."
The opening of JP Summit's new naphtha cracker plant - with 320,000tpa ethylene capacity - should help
overcome the main weakness in the Philippine petrochemicals industry, which is dependent on imported
ethylene and propylene, as well as aromatics and their derivativ ..."
The Philippine petrochemicals market continues to grow at a strong rate, assisted by economic growth and
domestic consumption. However, this is likely to benefit imported petrochemicals which, in spite of planned
expansion in the petrochemicals sector, will continue t ..."