(Repeats earlier story for wider readership with no change to text) BEIJING, Sept 10 (Reuters) - China, the world's top chemicals consumer, is building and planning a total of 13 ethylene complexes between now and 2023, in the biggest wave of petrochemical expansions in its history. China is allowing greater access by global majors and local independents to its massive chemicals market to feed plastics, coatings and adhesives to the fast-growing consumer electronics and automotive sectors, as well as polyesters for clothing. Below lists the details of projects, according to industry participants and analysts. Capacity in 1,000 metric tonnes. Company Location Ethylene Estimated capacity start-up Sinopec Corp Zhanjiang ,Guangdong 800 2020 Sinopec Corp Ningbo, Zhenhai 1,200 2022 Sinopec Gulei, Fujian 1,000 2022 Corp/Taiwan Xuteng Sinopec Corp Nanjing, Jiangsu 800 post 2022 Hengli Dalian, Liaoning 1,500 2019 Petrochemical Zhejiang Zhoushan, Zhejiang 1,400 2019 Petrochemical( Rongsheng) Exxon Mobil Huizhou, Guangdong 1,200 2023 BASF Zhanjiang ,Guangdong 1,000 2023 Shenghong Lianyungang, Jiangsu 1,100 post 2022 Petrochemical Sinochem Quanzhou, Fujiang 1,000 2023 Norinco/Aramco Panjin, Liaoning 1,000 post2023 Wanhua Yantai, Shandong 1,000 2023 Chemical SP Chemicals Taixing, Jiangsu 650 2022 TOTAL 13,650 (Reporting by Chen Aizhu; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)
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