There has been a remarkable improvement in China's ethylene production with three leading petrochemical firms expanding their ethylene projects, in order to equip themselves to meet the ever-growing demand for ethylene in domestic market.
In 2012, China's demand for ethylene is expected to touch 35 million tons and Chinese ethylene industry is poised to enter a “big ethylene” era.
With vast improvement in China's ethylene production capacity, domestic production is able to meet 70 percent of local demand. However, domestic production is still a long way from attaining self-sufficiency.
Fibre2fashion News Desk - China