Chile Petrochemicals Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Chile Petrochemicals Report 2016

Chile Petrochemicals Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Chile Petrochemicals Report 2016
Published Jan 23, 2016
53 pages — Published Jan 23, 2016
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The Chilean petrochemicals industry will remain a marginal, local player that will struggle to compete on the domestic market. In spite of renewed gas supply deals for the country s methanol sector, feedstock restraints will undermine production and investment and the Chilean market will be import-dependent over the medium-term. ...Competition for net buying markets such as Ecuador and Peru has intensified, because Brazilian and Colombian petrochemicals producers are lowering prices due to excess stocks at their disposal. BMI has revised the following forecasts/views: With low levels of hydrocarbons reserves, it is unlikely that Chile will ever regain its petrochemicals industry in the face of overwhelming competition and as such will become a highly competitive import- dependent emerging market. Chile s manufacturing base is small and lack of domestic supplies will limit the activities of local plastics converters. ...In BMI s Latin America Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index, Chile scores --.- points, down -.- points since ---- due to a decline in country risk scores. Its main strengths are its infrastructure, market structure, long-term political risk and financial risk, but in terms of industrial activities it remains a marginal player and its position is unlikely to improve while there is a lack of feedstock capacity.

...Since the end of the Pinochet dictatorship in ----, Chile has enjoyed an uninterrupted period of stable democracy. Elections are held regularly, with presidential and congressional elections held every five years. As of October ----, voting is no longer compulsory. In early ----, the government took important measures to increase the efficiency of the public administration and to ensure a transparent government. In a parallel initiative, congress also approved a law to regulate the financing of political parties and election campaigns. ...In early ----, the government took important measures to increase the efficiency of the public administration and to ensure a transparent government. In a parallel initiative, congress also approved a law to regulate the financing of political parties and election campaigns.

...Despite reports of increased crime levels, the occurrence of serious offences remains relatively low. Chile - particularly the capital, Santiago - is still considered one of the safest countries in Latin America. ...

  
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