LG Chem Yeosu Complex is an active petrochemical complex located in South Jeolla, South Korea. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 13,000 active and developing petrochemical plants worldwide, the complex started commercial operations in 1976 and currently has an active annual capacity of 13.44mtpa. Its capacity is expected to increase to 13.62mtpa in 2030. The plants are operated by LG Chem. Buy the profile here.

Key products capacity - LG Chem Yeosu Complex, 2022

Key products produced in this complex include ethylene, propylene, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS), polyethylene, ethylene dichloride (EDC) etc.

Ethylene accounts for 14.7% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 1.98mtpa, followed by propylene and acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) with 9.4% (1.26mtpa) and 7.1% (0.95mtpa) respectively.

Details of key upcoming projects in LG Chem Yeosu Complex

The complex is set to add capacity with upcoming plant, LG Chem Yeosu Acrylic Acid Plant 4 Expansion (0.18mtpa).

About LG Chem

LG Chem Ltd (LG Chem), a subsidiary of LG Corp, is a chemical manufacturer. The company manufactures and markets petrochemicals, IT and electronic materials, and energy solutions. Its product portfolio comprises polyvinyl chloride (PVC), ethylene, propylene, butadiene, benzene, polarizer, glass substrate, semiconductor materials and RO membranes, among others. It also offers growth hormone, vaccine, anti-diabetic products, and manufactures and supplies display and battery materials for LCD photoresist, OLED materials, battery materials and others. It owns and operates manufacturing facilities in Daesan, Yeosu, Ochang, Cheongju, Ulsan, Naju, Iksan, Paju and Gimcheon. The company has operations in China, India, Germany, the US, Vietnam, Brazil, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Poland, among others. LG Chem is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

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