FACTBOX-China to build new ethylene complexes in petrochemical wave

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BEIJING, Sept 10 (Reuters) - China, the world's top chemicals consumer, is
building and planning a total of 13 ethylene complexes between now and 2023, in
the biggest wave of petrochemical expansions in its history.
China is allowing greater access by global majors and local independents to
its massive chemicals market to feed plastics, coatings and adhesives to the
fast-growing consumer electronics and automotive sectors, as well as polyesters
for clothing.
Below lists the details of projects, according to industry participants and
analysts. Capacity in 1,000 metric tonnes.

Company Location Ethylene Estimated
capacity start-up
Sinopec Corp Zhanjiang ,Guangdong 800 2020
Sinopec Corp Ningbo, Zhenhai 1,200 2022
Sinopec Gulei, Fujian 1,000 2022
Sinopec Corp Nanjing, Jiangsu 800 post 2022
Hengli Dalian, Liaoning 1,500 2019
Zhejiang Zhoushan, Zhejiang 1,400 2019
Exxon Mobil Huizhou, Guangdong 1,200 2023
BASF Zhanjiang ,Guangdong 1,000 2023
Shenghong Lianyungang, Jiangsu 1,100 post 2022
Sinochem Quanzhou, Fujiang 1,000 2023
Norinco/Aramco Panjin, Liaoning 1,000 post2023
Wanhua Yantai, Shandong 1,000 2023
SP Chemicals Taixing, Jiangsu 650 2022
TOTAL 13,650

(Reporting by Chen Aizhu; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)

2018-09-11 01:00:00

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