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Borouge showcased its innovative plastics solutions at the Import Goods Fair 2011 held in Seoul, South Korea, in June 2011, as part of the company’s support to the Ministry of Foreign Trade who organized the UAE’s participation in the exhibition. Representing ADNOC and its Group of Companies, Borouge was a key exhibitor in the UAE pavilion which included a group of UAE companies such as General Holding Company (GHC), Khalifa Industrial Zone of Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) and Emirates Aluminium (EMAL).



The event was also attended by senior Korean government officials, representatives of import/export and construction associations, trade organisations, contractors, ambassadors and businessmen.



The Import Goods Fair in Korea provided a good opportunity for the participating UAE companies to hold discussions with the Koreans to expand their investments and exports to the promising Korean market. Several meetings were held between representatives of the UAE companies and their counterparts in Korea where they discussed the possibilities of establishing business partnerships and setting up projects in both countries. The UAE is considered the second largest exporting market for Korea in the Middle East, while Korea is one of the biggest investors in commodities and services in the UAE. The successful participation of the UAE delegate in the fair gained the country the Best Pavilion Award in the exhibition.




For further information, please contact:

Craig Halgreen, Vice President, Global Communications, Borouge
Tel.  +971 2 6070807,


About Borouge

Borouge is a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions. A joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), one of the world’s major oil and gas companies, and Austria based Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, Borouge is a groundbreaking international partnership at the forefront of the next generation of plastics innovation. 


Borouge has its headquarters in the United Arab Emirates and Singapore, employs approximately 1,600 people representing more than 40 nationalities and serves customers in more than 50 countries across the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Indian sub-continent and Africa.


Building on Borealis’ unique Borstar® technology and experience in Polyolefins for more than 50 years, Borouge provides innovative, value creating plastics solutions for the infrastructure (pipe systems, and power and communication cables), automotive and advanced packaging markets. 


In 2010 Borouge tripled its annual production capacity in Abu Dhabi to 2 million tonnes and an additional 2.5 million tonnes per year will be introduced by mid-2014 to create the world’s largest integrated polyolefins plant. Borouge is also investing in plants and logistics hubs in Asia and an Innovation Centre in Abu Dhabi. Today Borouge and Borealis have a manufacturing capacity of over 5.4 million tonnes of polyethylene and polypropylene annually. Focused on Value Creation through Innovation they ensure that their customers throughout the value chain, around the world, can always rely on superior products and security of supply.


Borouge is committed to the principles of Responsible Care® and together with Borealis proactively contributes towards addressing the world’s water and sanitation challenges through their Water for the World™ initiative.


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