Saudi Arabian Petrochemical Shipments Rose 5.7% in December

Petrochemical shipments from Saudi Arabia rose 5.7 percent to 3.33 million tons in December, compared with a year earlier, according to data published on the Saudi Ports Authority website. Shipments for all of 2011 increased by 4.1 percent from 2010 to 32 million tons.

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