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  • Insight

    Unravelling the mystery of China's mixed aromatics imports

    • 27 April 2018

    Can latest tax reform plug reformate loophole that costs China US$3 billion a year?

    $900.00

    Summary

    On 1 May 2018, the Chinese government is launching a new tax system that could have crucial implications for the country's gasoline domestic supply and exports. Specifically, this tax reform is aimed at plugging the current loophole in which imports of reformate – a key gasoline blending component – are classified as mixed aromatics to avoid paying consumption tax. The loophole reportedly costs China an annual US$3 billion loss in taxes, but just how strictly will the government enforce this tax reform? And what impact will it have on China's gasoline exports in the near term?

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      Unravelling the mystery of China's mixed aromatics imports.pdf

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  • Inform

    India's "mega-handshake" with Saudi Aramco for mega-refinery and petrochemical complex

    • 13 April 2018

    Saudi Aramco joins India's state-owned refiners in developing Ratnagiri refinery and petrochemical complex.

    $900.00

    Summary

    Saudi Aramco has entered into an agreement with India's state-owned refiners to jointly develop a mega refinery and petrochemical complex on the west coast of India. This project is a win-win for both Saudi Aramco and India. Saudi Aramco would secure its crude disposition by supplying crude to the integrated complex. India would receive long-term crude supply security and financing for this large scale project.

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      India's "mega-handshake" with Saudi Aramco for mega-refinery and petrochemical complex

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  • Insight

    From Russia with Love: 5 key olefins chain discussions from Moscow

    • 15 April 2018

    Read our cutting edge insight into the topics on the lips of the CIS region olefins industry

    $900.00

    Summary

    PCI Wood Mackenzie was delighted to participate in the CIS Petrochemicals 2018 Conference held in Moscow. My reflection over dozens of meetings and interactions surrounding the CIS petrochemical industry are summarised below in the insight "From Russia with Love: 5 key olefins chain discussions from Moscow .

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      From Russia with Love: 5 key olefins chain discussions from Moscow

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  • Insight

    How can Indonesia capitalise on its growth potential in chemicals?

    • 02 April 2018

    Petrochemical consumption continues to grow in Indonesia. What opportunities are available for companies to invest in Indonesia?

    $900.00

    Summary

    Chemical demand growth outpaces oil demand growth into traditional sectors, eventually driving future oil demand growth. How does this impact Indonesia and what opportunities are available for companies to invest in the petrochemical chain in Indonesia?

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      How can Indonesia capitalise on its growth potential in chemicals.pdf

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      How can Indonesia capitalise on its growth potential in chemicals?

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