BASF-YPC Integrated Petrochemical Complex, Nanjing, China

BASF-YPC is a 50-50 joint venture between BASF and SINOPEC. The JV currently operates a steam cracker (600,000tpa ethylene) and nine downstream plants on its 220ha site in Nanjing, China. BASF-YPC produces about 1.7mtpa of high quality chemicals and polymers for the rapidly growing Chinese market.