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									              LyondellBasell Industries N.V. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

       Reference Code: GDCH31079SA                                                                                        Publication Date: APR 2011

       Groot Handelsgebouw, Weena 737 Phone                     +31 10 2755500                              Revenue           30,828 (million USD)
       Rotterdam                      Fax                       +31 10 5589                                 Net Profit        NA
       3013                                     Website         www.lyondellbasell.com                      Employees         14,000 (Estimated)
       Netherlands                              Exchange                                                    Industry          Chemicals

      Company Overview
       LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LyondellBasell), a successor to LyondellBasell Industries AF S.C.A. is one of the leading
       companies in the fields of chemicals, fuels and refining, and polymers. It is engaged principally in the manufacture and sale of
       polypropylene and polypropylene compounds, propylene oxide, polyethylene, ethylene and propylene. The company is also
       engaged in the business of refining crude oils and producing oxyfuels. The company’s products are extensively used in areas
       such as packaging, electronics, automotive components, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.

      Key Executives                                              SWOT Analysis
               Name                          Title                LyondellBasell Industries N.V., SWOT Analysis
      Marvin Schlanger            Chairman                        Strengths                         Weaknesses

      Milton Carroll              Director
                                                                  Joint Venture Relationships                 Reliance on Non-US Affiliates for
      Stephen F. Cooper           Director                                                                    Feedstock
      Joshua J. Harris            Director                        Technology Driven
                                                                                                              Refinery Efficiencies
      Scott M. Kleinman           Director
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary
      Research, GlobalData
                                                                  Opportunities                              Threats

                                                                  Commodity Differentiation                   Labor Concerns
      Key Competitors
      China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation                      Specialty Polymers                          Environmental Costs
      Huntsman Corporation
      Eastman Chemical Company
                                                                   Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
      Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
      Bayer AG
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary
      Research, GlobalData




      Recent Developments
      Feb 21, 2011:                          Braskem-Idesa Selects Lupotech T technology For LDPE Plant In Mexico
      Feb 18, 2011:                          LyondellBasell Reports Net Income Of $10.19 Billion For 2010
      Feb 16, 2011:                          LyondellBasell Starts Maintenance Work At La Porte Chemical Plant In Texas
      Feb 07, 2011:                          Braskem Idesa Selects Lupotech T Process For New 300 KT LDPE Plant In Mexico
      Jan 18, 2011:                          LyondellBasell Announces Fire At La Porte Plant
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData




LyondellBasell Industries N.V. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                                    Reference Code: GDCH31079SA

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      Table of Contents
      Table of Contents........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      Section 1 - About the Company ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      LyondellBasell Industries N.V. - Key Facts .................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      LyondellBasell Industries N.V. - Key Employees ........................................................................................................................................................... 5
      LyondellBasell Industries N.V. - Key Employee Biographies ......................................................................................................................................... 6
      LyondellBasell Industries N.V. - Major Products and Services ...................................................................................................................................... 7
      LyondellBasell Industries N.V. - Key Operational Summary .......................................................................................................................................... 8
      LyondellBasell Industries N.V. - History ......................................................................................................................................................................... 9
      LyondellBasell Industries N.V. - Company Statement ................................................................................................................................................. 11
      LyondellBasell Industries N.V. - Locations And Subsidiaries....................................................................................................................................... 12
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 12
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 12
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
      LyondellBasell Industries N.V. - Business Description................................................................................................................................................. 13
      LyondellBasell Industries N.V. - Corporate Strategy.................................................................................................................................................... 15
      LyondellBasell Industries N.V. - SWOT Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 16
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 16
            LyondellBasell Industries N.V. - Strengths ............................................................................................................................................................ 16
                  Strength - Joint Venture Relationships............................................................................................................................................................ 16
                  Strength - Technology Driven ......................................................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Strength - Integrated Portfolio Structure ......................................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Strength - Strong Global Presence ................................................................................................................................................................. 16
            LyondellBasell Industries N.V. - Weaknesses ....................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Weakness - Reliance on Non-US Affiliates for Feedstock .............................................................................................................................. 17
                  Weakness - Refinery Efficiencies.................................................................................................................................................................... 17
            LyondellBasell Industries N.V. - Opportunities ...................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Opportunity - Commodity Differentiation ......................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Opportunity - Specialty Polymers .................................................................................................................................................................... 18
                  Opportunity - Asian and Middle East Markets................................................................................................................................................. 18
            LyondellBasell Industries N.V. - Threats................................................................................................................................................................ 18
                  Threat - Labor Concerns ................................................................................................................................................................................. 18
                  Threat - Environmental Costs ......................................................................................................................................................................... 18
                  Threat - Competitive Landscap
								
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