Malaysia Petrochemicals Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Malaysia Petrochemicals Report 2016

Malaysia Petrochemicals Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Malaysia Petrochemicals Report 2016
Published Dec 05, 2015
75 pages — Published Dec 05, 2015
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Abstract:

The Malaysian petrochemicals sector is seeing dynamic growth, with the government having stated its intention to become a leading petrochemicals hub in Asia. However, the country will require an increase in raw material imports as domestic resources are in decline. ...In the olefins segment, the country had capacities of -.--mn tpa ethylene, -.--mn tpa propylene and ---,---tpa butadiene. In the polymers segment, the country had capacities of ----,---tpa polyethylene (---,---tpa high density polyethylene, ---,--tpa low density polyethylene and ---,---tpa linear low density polyethylene), ---,---tpa polypropylene, ---,---tpa PVC, ---,---tpa polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and --,---tpa polystyrene. Malaysia ranks seventh place in BMI s Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index for Asia with --.- points, down -.- points over ---- due to a deterioration in country risk scores. It lies -.- points behind Thailand and -.- points ahead of India. While plans for petrochemicals expansion are underway, it will depend on

...The Malay half of the population has a constitutionally enshrined special position in society, amounting to positive discrimination in jobs and wealth. Resentment is an obvious by-product, and the challenge is to produce enough prosperity to reduce tension. ...Resentment is an obvious by-product, and the challenge is to produce enough prosperity to reduce tension. The controversial Internal Security Act has been replaced by the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act in ----, which allows for detention for up to -- hours incommunicado, has been wielded by the government on several occasions with the avowed intention of quelling unrest. However, some detentions have been viewed as an attempt by the government to suppress the opposition. ...The controversial Internal Security Act has been replaced by the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act in ----, which allows for detention for up to -- hours incommunicado, has been wielded by the government on several occasions with the avowed intention of quelling unrest. However, some detentions have been viewed as an attempt by the government to suppress the opposition.

...Petrochemical manufacturers based in Malaysia likely to benefit from the ASEAN free trade agreement (AFTA) and from the access to a much larger Asia Pacific market. Interest in Malaysia s oil and petroleum sector has been growing due to its strategic location, which is expected to aid development of other ancillary industries as well. ...

  
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Business Monitor International - Industry Reports. "Malaysia Petrochemicals Report 2016" Dec 05, 2015. Alacra Store. Dec 09, 2016. <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/Business-Monitor-International-Industry-Reports/Malaysia-Petrochemicals-Report-2016-2026-108>
  
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Business Monitor International - Industry Reports. (2015). Malaysia Petrochemicals Report 2016 Dec 05, 2015. New York, NY: Alacra Store. Retrieved Dec 09, 2016 from <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/Business-Monitor-International-Industry-Reports/Malaysia-Petrochemicals-Report-2016-2026-108>
  
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