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13th Five Year Plan to reduce petrochemical overcapacities / Seven new hubs to be completed by 2020 / Coal-based production to rise dramatically
02.10.2014
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POLYMER PRICES
Base Petrochemicals, Aromatics and Feedstocks: September 2014
02.10.2014
STYROLUTION
Slight hike for PS notations
02.10.2014
POLYMER PRICES
PET September 2014: Notations decline slightly / Weakness across global polyester chains / Market tends toward oversupply / October likely to see additional declines
02.10.2014
POLYMER PRICES
PVC September 2014: Cost declines passed on in full / Producers‘ margins remain under pressure / Demand from the construction sector falls short of expectations / Prices likely to roll over in October
02.10.2014
ML PLASTICS
Distributing Hubron's masterbatches and compounds in Germany
02.10.2014
BORMIOLI ROCCO
New medical packaging uses Sabic's "Ultra-Clear" PP
02.10.2014
TREFFERT
Expansion continues with new extruder from Coperion / Machine is installed at French plant
02.10.2014
EVENTS
Plastics Recyclers Europe annual meeting to be held in Brussels in November
02.10.2014
INEOS
Swiss petrochemicals group offers UK homeowners, communities 6% of shale gas proceeds / Emulating US example
01.10.2014
POLYMER PRICES
China Standard Thermoplastics September 2014: Ethylene import quotes firm, while styrene and propylene trend soft / Polymer prices mostly down / National PE and PP inventories continue to rise / Notations could rise slightly in October
01.10.2014
HUNTSMAN
Additional MDI capacity expansion in Geismar / New 400,000 t/y facility due on stream in 2018
01.10.2014
JURONG AROMATICS
Large aromatics complex in Singapore being started up / PX oversupply increases
01.10.2014
LYONDELLBASELL
CEO Gallogly to retire in early 2015
01.10.2014
BEVERAGE PACKAGING
Swiss Environment Office life-cycle analysis says existing collection and recycling systems ecologically sound / No such thing as "good" and "bad" packaging / PE pouches enable significant weight savings / PET bottles best suited for carbonated drinks
01.10.2014
MECELEC
French thermoplastics and composites converter still having difficulties / Further plant closure
01.10.2014
European Price Index September 2014
September prev. mon. (change)
Plastixx 2,189.4 2,256.7 ( -3.0% )
Plastixx ST 2,256.1 2,328.9 ( -3.1% )
Plastixx TT 1,437.2 1,442.3 ( -0.4% )
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