The failed $17.4 billion deal could potentially harm Dow''s plans to buy rival company Rohm & Haas
, the story stated.
Proceeds from the Detroit-based K-Dow venture were to be used to repay a large amount of the $15.3 billion Rohm & Haas acquisition, the story noted.
Dow claims that several other companies have expressed interest in becoming involved in a venture similar to that backed out of by Kuwait, the story added.
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