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October 21, 2021updated 26 Apr 2022 12:30pm

Braskem Camacari Complex, Brazil

By Carmen

Braskem Camacari Complex is an active petrochemical complex located in Bahia, Brazil. The complex started commercial operations in 1977 and currently has an active annual capacity of 4.24mtpa. Its capacity is expected to remain the same as 4.24mtpa in 2030. The plants in this complex are operated by Braskem.

Key Products Capacity – Braskem Camacari Complex, 2020

Key products produced in this complex include ethylene, polyethylene, propylene, benzene, xylenes etc.

Ethylene accounts for major capacity share i.e., 30.1% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 1.28mtpa, followed by polyethylene and propylene with 18.1% (0.77mtpa) and 12.9% (0.55mtpa) respectively.

About Braskem

Braskem SA (Braskem) is a thermoplastic resins provider that produces, distributes, and sells diversified portfolio of petrochemical and thermoplastic products. Its portfolio includes polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), ethane, propene, butadiene, chlorine, caustic soda and hydrogen and sodium hypochlorite. The company serves customer in packaging, civil construction, industrial, retail, automotive, agribusiness, and health and hygiene, among others. It also produces green polyethylene from sugarcanes. It has operations in Camacari, Triunfo, Capuava, Sao Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro; Brazil; the US; Mexico; and Germany. Braskem is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


Information on the petrochemical complexes/plants is sourced from GlobalData’s oil & gas petrochemicals plants database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, petrochemical plants globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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