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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Indústria química: evolução recente, problemas e oportunidades
Title Alternative: Chemical industry: recent developments, problems and opportunities
Author: Galembeck, Fernando
Santos, Ádamo César Mastrângelo dos
Schumacher, Heloisa Cajon
Rippel, Márcia Maria
Rosseto, Renato
Abstract: Chemical industry underwent a significant upturn in the past few years. In Brazil, the position of this industry has been continuously strengthened as the second largest industrial sector. Current circumstances are discussed, especially the need for increased innovation, the impacts of nanotechnology, biotechnology and information technologies. Some misconceptions on the Brazilian chemical industry are criticized and recent improvements are described, including those related to environmental protection, to conclude that its prospects are very good, considering both the availability of basic raw materials (oil, natural gas, agribusiness products and minerals), the growing demand and increased competitiveness.
Subject: chemical industry
innovation
opportunities
Editor: Sociedade Brasileira de Química
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S0100-40422007000600008
Address: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-40422007000600008
http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0100-40422007000600008
Date Issue: 1-Dec-2007
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