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Braskem S.A.

Company Description

Braskem SA engages in the manufacturing of petrochemicals and other related products. The company is the largest petrochemical company in Latin America and has become a major player in the international petrochemical market. It operates through the following business segments: Basic Petrochemicals, Polyolefins, USA and Europe, Vinyls and Chemical Distribution. Braskem was founded on January 12, 1972 and is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.  [Source: MarketWatch]