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Where Are ExxonMobil’s Petrochemical Sales Focused?

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ExxonMobil’s petrochemical sales

In this article, we’ll discuss the geographical spread of ExxonMobil’s (XOM) petrochemical products. ExxonMobil sells 62% of its petrochemical products in the international market. 

In 3Q16, XOM’s chemical products sales rose 3% YoY (year-over-year) in international markets, but they fell 2% YoY in the domestic market.

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Peers’ markets

XOM’s peer BP (BP) sold 74% of its petrochemical products outside Europe in 3Q16. Of these sales, 16% were in the United States. BP’s sales in the European market accounted for 26% of its total petrochemical sales volumes in 3Q16.

If you’re looking for global stock exposure, you can consider the Vanguard Total World Stock ETF (VT). The ETF has ~57% exposure to North American stocks.

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