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A study on Problems of Petrochemicals Export: Case Study: Methanol

Author Affiliations

  • 1Persian Gulf University, Boushehr, IRAN
  • 2Dept. of Management, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bushehr, IRAN

Res. J. Recent Sci.,Volume 4, Issue (6), Pages 132-141, June,2 (2015)


Methanol is one of the strategic products and it is used for producing many of the final products such as solvents, colors, plastics, and antifreeze. The variety of methanol derivatives and its use in different industries have introduced it as a strategic product. Moreover, the price fluctuation of methanol affects many of the manufacturing industries. The present paper intends to study problems related to the methanol export. In order to achieve the purposes of the research, survey-descriptive method has been applied. The statistical population refers to the managers, experts, and employees of Zagros petrochemical company. The data collected from the researcher’s questionnaire is analyzed by the statistical software of SPSS. The results indicate that the improvement of transportation and communication infrastructures play an important role in development of methanol export.


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