Sri Lanka is to become a major petrochemical marketing centre for the Asian region under in line with a marketing expansion plan of Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO). QAPCO plans to explore the full potential of the strategic location of the island country in marketing low-density polyethylene (LDPE) products to countries in the region.
QAPCO currently sells LDPE to over 4,500 customers in over 85 countries. QAPCO''s global marketing network comprises 28 self operated offices, of which Sri Lanka is now one and six regional warehouses." QAPCO has four offices each in China ((Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou) and India (Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Ahmadabad), two in Karachi and Lahore in Pakistan and one each in Egypt, Syria, UAE, Lebanon, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Jordan, Yemen, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Singapore and Philippines, Morocco and Turkey as well as an agent network to serve QAPCO''s customers.