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Push to sharpen long-term edge of S'pore petrochemical sector

Ms Koh said over the past three years, some S$1.6 billion in fixed asset investments have been secured for specialty chemicals.

Mr Chan said EDB will focus more on olefins, as the aromatics side of the petrochemical value chain is "fairly optimised" already.


EVEN as profitability in Singapore's petrochemical sector soared to a new high last year, the government is working to enhance the competitiveness and resilience of the sector, to prepare for tougher times ahead.

This includes working with companies to increase the...

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