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Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (2010) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsSaudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) is a petrochemical manufacturing company. The company’s product portfolio includes intermediates, urea, polymers, steel billets, anhydrous ammonia, fertilizers, polyester, polyethylene, polypropylene and benzene. These products are widely used in paints, soaps, textiles, industrial gases, computers, car parts, food packaging and waterproof films. SABIC caters to various industries, including transportation, lighting, automotive, healthcare, electronics, and building and construction. The company conducts its business operations through four segments, namely, Chemicals, Fertilizers, Metals and Corporate. It operates through a network of manufacturing facilities, subsidiaries, affiliates and sales offices. Geographically, the company operates across Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, Americas and Europe. SABIC is headquartered in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.Saudi Basic Industries Corporation Key Recent DevelopmentsMar 09, 2015: SABIC’s renewable polyolefins cut fossil fuel use by 84%Feb 15, 2015: SABIC Announces Appointing An Acting CEOFeb 08, 2015: Saudi Kayan Announces Reaching An Agreement With The Ministry Of Petroleum And Mineral Resources And Sabic To Enhance Its Financial PerformanceDec 02, 2013: Sabic Reaffirms Commitment To China And Innovation; Inaugurates A Major New Technology Center In ShanghaiNov 29, 2013: Sabic Reaffirms Commitment To India And Innovation; Hh Prince Saud Inaugurates A Major New Technology Center In BengaluruKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. 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Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 5Saudi Basic Industries Corporation - Key Facts 6Saudi Basic Industries Corporation - Key Employees 7Saudi Basic Industries Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8Saudi Basic Industries Corporation - Major Products and Services 9Saudi Basic Industries Corporation - History 11Saudi Basic Industries Corporation - Company Statement 16Saudi Basic Industries Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 17Head Office 17Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17Affiliate 21Joint Venture 21Section 2 – Company Analysis 22Saudi Basic Industries Corporation - Business Description 22Saudi Basic Industries Corporation - Corporate Strategy 23Saudi Basic Industries Corporation - SWOT Analysis 24SWOT Analysis - Overview 24Saudi Basic Industries Corporation - Strengths 24Strength - Diverse Operations 24Strength - Research and Development 24Strength - Cash Reserves 24Saudi Basic Industries Corporation - Weaknesses 25Weakness - Increasing Costs 25Saudi Basic Industries Corporation - Opportunities 26Opportunity - Increasing Demand for Steel 26Opportunity - Growth Initiatives 26Opportunity - Growing Petrochemicals Market 26Saudi Basic Industries Corporation - Threats 27Threat - Growing Competition 27Threat - Growing Carbon Emissions and Tightening Regulation 27Threat - Raw Material Procurement Risks 27Saudi Basic Industries Corporation - Key Competitors 28Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 29Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 29Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 30Performance Chart 32Financial Performance 32Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 33Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 34Section 4 – Company’s, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 35Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 35Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 36Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 37Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 38Mar 09, 2015: SABIC’s renewable polyolefins cut fossil fuel use by 84% 38Feb 15, 2015: SABIC Announces Appointing An Acting CEO 39Feb 08, 2015: Saudi Kayan Announces Reaching An Agreement With The Ministry Of Petroleum And Mineral Resources And Sabic To Enhance Its Financial Performance 40Nov 06, 2014: KBR Awarded FEED Services Contract For Petrokemya Butadiene Unit Expansion Project In Saudi Arabia 41Nov 05, 2014: Whessoe: Cracking Investment To Safeguard The Region’s Biggest Chemistry Set 42Oct 16, 2014: SABIC Completing Multi-Million Euro Upgrade Of Naphtha Olefins 4 Cracker In Geleen 43Oct 15, 2014: GPCA: SABIC signs MoU with hte - the high throughput experimentation company to fast-track catalysis R&D 44Jul 01, 2014: Sabic Releases 2013 Sustainability Report, Highlights Progress On Sustainability Value Creation And Capital Management 45Jun 10, 2014: SABIC To Produce Technical Grade Urea In Support Of Cleaner Diesel Technology 46May 13, 2014: SABIC To Construct Oil-To-Chemicals Complex In Saudi Arabia 47Section 6 – Appendix 48Methodology 48Ratio Definitions 48About GlobalData 52Contact Us 52Disclaimer 52List of TablesSaudi Basic Industries Corporation, Key Facts 6Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Key Employees 7Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Major Products and Services 9Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, History 11Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Other Locations 17Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Subsidiaries 18Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Affiliate 21Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Joint Venture 21Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Key Competitors 28Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 29Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Annual Ratios 30Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Interim Ratios 33Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 35Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 36Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 37Currency Codes 48Capital Market Ratios 48Equity Ratios 49Profitability Ratios 49Cost Ratios 50Liquidity Ratios 50Leverage Ratios 51Efficiency Ratios 51List of FiguresSaudi Basic Industries Corporation, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 32Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Ratio Charts 34Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 35Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 36