Joint ventures play an important part in Dow's strategy. Dow formed its first joint venture more than 60 years ago. Today, joint ventures make up a significant part of Dow's earnings.
Joint ventures can provide Dow with access to capital, geographic markets, synergy opportunities, risk sharing, technology and advantaged feedstocks.
Dow's principal joint ventures are:
For a comprehensive list of joint ventures and subsidiaries of The Dow Chemical Company, please see (Exhibit 21) the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
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