Between 2009 and 2012, the global capacity of PO (propylene oxide) was increased by 1.27 million mt, reached 7.76 million mt. The main production countries are American, China, Holland, Germany and Japan and the main manufacturers are DOW, Lyondell Basell, Shell, BASF, SCG-DOW, etc. In 2002, the capacity in Asia was 3 million mt, which takes nearly 40% of the global capacity. The PO global capacity will reach 9.2 million mt in 2017.
The above news is translated according to www.100ppi.com.