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COCA-COLA
Plan to double recycled plastic use in the UK by 2020 / Three-point strategy to boost recovery and recycling
The KI Group is now offering users of specialist website Plasteurope free access to the material and chemical database "Universal Selector", together with new cooperation partner... (24.07.2017)
Coca-Cola Great Britain has announced plans to double the amount of recycled plastic in all of its bottles in the UK by 2020 as part of a three-pronged strategy to boost recycling in the... (24.07.2017)
POLYAMIDE
Restrictions on caprolactam production continue in China / Environmental regulations threaten PA 6 feedstock
POLYMER PRICES
Polyurethane Feedstocks July 2017: MDI even higher / Slight gains for TDI
At the beginning of this year, when notations along the global PA 6 chain skyrocketed, many market watchers rubbed their eyes in disbelief. In view of the massive expansion of Chinese... (21.07.2017)
The run to secure supply as the market continued tight led to much heftier price rises than expected. Even a further decline for starting material benzene, by EUR 42/t, in July could not... (21.07.2017)
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering Recyclate July 2017: Prices calm down as the holiday season gets underway / Stability predominates
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Recyclate July 2017: Pressure from primary markets drops / Number of downward corrections slumps
The significant price movements seen by engineering thermoplastics and their regrind products in Europe during the first half of this year have quietened down again considerably as we move... (21.07.2017)
Since mid-June, standard recyclate markets are calming down. The pressure from primary markets was dropping significantly, while some grades could benefit from cost reductions for scrap... (20.07.2017)
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Price Reports and Announcements
POLYMER PRICES
Polyurethane Feedstocks July 2017: MDI even higher / Slight gains for TDI / Polyols slacken / Quieter trading amid summer lull / MDI buyers still scrambling for material
21.07.2017
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering Recyclate July 2017: Prices calm down as the holiday season gets underway / Stability predominates / Only rPOM rises again / Next few weeks likely quiet
21.07.2017
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Recyclate July 2017: Pressure from primary markets drops / Number of downward corrections slumps / rPET continues upswing / Summer lull has begun / August to be a quiet month
20.07.2017
PIE SPOT PRICE MONITOR
Polyolefin trading prices bottoming out
18.07.2017
POLYMER PRICES
North America June 2017: Most standard notations roll over / Majority of engineering thermoplastics stagnate / Downward pressure mounting in July
17.07.2017
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Thermoplastics Trend July 2017: Situation dictated by feedstock costs / Polyolefins price cuts / Order stops aim to put the brakes on / Styrenics rise / Building materials boosted by strong demand
14.07.2017
POLYMER PRICES
Russia June 2017: Prices plunge across the board / Abundant supply meets weak demand
13.07.2017
POLYMER PRICES
China Engineering Thermoplastics June 2017: Some of the downstream industries stepped into off-season in June / Crude oil price impacted slightly the market / Inventories of some thermoplastics decreased
13.07.2017
POLYMER PRICES
China Standard Thermoplastics June 2017: Imported ethylene and propylene notations moved lower in Asia / Except LLDPE, polyolefins posted declines / PVC, PS and PET went up supported by raw material costs
12.07.2017
POLYMER PRICES
Composites/GRP June 2017: Ortho resins deteriorate further / Rollover likely in July / Notations for glass fibre products unchanged
07.07.2017
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