Registration Now Open for the First Latin American Petrochemicals & Polymers Conference (LAPPC)

Mar 01, 2011, 07:00 ET from Chemical Market Associates, Inc.

HOUSTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 10, 2011 Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) and ABIPLAST will host the first annual Latin American Petrochemicals & Polymers Conference (LAPPC) at the Holiday Inn – Parque Anhembi, Sao Paulo, Brazil. This conference, to be held during BRASILPLAST 2011, is a global petrochemicals and plastics industry overview targeted at Latin American converters and producers.


The LAPPC, hosted jointly by CMAI and ABIPLAST, will provide attendees with a targeted overview of the polymers and feedstocks market situation, including the following subjects:

  • Petrochemical Fundamentals: Energy, Economy and Basic Petrochemical Feedstocks Overview
  • Ethylene and Polyethylene Global Overview
  • Aromatics and Aromatics Polymers Overview, covering Benzene, Styrene, PS & ABS
  • Brazilian Petrochemical Industry and its Challenges
  • PET & PET Feedstocks Overview
  • PVC, VCM and Chlor-Alkali Overview
  • Propylene and PP Global Overview

Presentations will examine trends driving major petrochemical and plastics markets, and their influence on the Latin American industry.  The presentations will include the major economic and energy drivers that impact profitability, prices, supply, demand and trade in the local region and elsewhere around the world.  

Whether managing chemicals, plastics or fibers businesses, providing financial analysis, or developing capital plans, attendees consistently rate CMAI's conferences as exceeding their requirements for a concise and connected analysis of future conditions. Given these uncertain times, participation in this event will provide attendees with a critical update on important future market dynamics. Important decisions hinge on a clear and concise vision of future market conditions, which is the core product of this event.  

Register on-line at or contact CMAI by email:, phone: 1-281-531-4660, or fax:  1-281-531-0995.  

CMAI is the premier provider of Market, Planning and Business Advisory Services offering a unique combination of consulting analytics and expertise for the global chemical, plastics, fibers and chlor-alkali industries. With offices in Houston, New York, London, Dubai, Dusseldorf, Bangkok, Singapore and Shanghai, CMAI has provided expert business advisory services to a broad base of companies across multiple value chains and geographies since 1979.  Clients to CMAI services include chemical and oil companies, technology & EPC companies, banking and financial institutions, law firms, plastic converters, textile & apparel manufacturers, brand-owners, grocers/retailers, government agencies and trading companies. 

With more than 40 years of experience, the Brazilian Plastic Industry Association ABIPLAST is the country's premier association for the promotion and defense of the plastic industry interest. With 11,500 member companies which employ more than 350 thousand Brazilians, the association strives to incentivize the use of plastics by different economic segments and works to promote conditions that benefit the growth and health of the industry. Some of the ABIPLAST achievements include successful lobbying for the reduction of the taxes and interests in Brazil, the creation of the APEX program to foster plastic exports, as well as a key role in the creation of the National Plastic Institute (NPI) whose objective is the help develop the technological know-how that the industry requires.

Sarah Godby


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SOURCE Chemical Market Associates, Inc.