Monday, March 19, 2007

Reliance Industries in JV talks with US-based Nova Chemicals

Apart from Dow Chemicals, it is learnt that Reliance Industries is said to be in advanced stage of discussions with North American plastics and petrochemicals major Nova Chemicals as part of its bid to spread wings to foreign shores. The possible alliance could include product swaps, infrastructure sharing as well as joint exploration of business growth opportunities.

Nova Chemicals has a market capitalization of about $2.5 bn, and has seven manufacturing facilities in the US, six in Canada and two others in South America, while it is also present in Europe through various joint ventures. It has an annual turnover of over $6.5 bn.

Read more in the Business Standard article.
Related Post:
Reliance Industries giving shape to global ambitions; in talks with Carrefour, Dow Chemicals for strategic alliances

No comments: