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LOGISTICS
Germany's Rhine is suffering, and with it, the industry / Freight rates for inland navigation increase fivefold
PLASTICS ECONOMY
PIE Readers' Survey: Pessimism at the forefront in Europe / Half of respondents predict worse business for rest of 2022
On the Elbe River, water has reached such a low level that it is no longer navigable in places. The Port of Hamburg, on the other hand, is giving an all-clear – according to operating... (11.08.2022)
To gauge how business is developing in the European plastics industry, PIE conducted its 8th Readers’ Survey in July. The questionnaire was available to PIE subscribers and other industry... (11.08.2022)
BASF
Virtual power agreements for US sites / Renewable solar, wind energy
COVESTRO
CEO Steilemann says Europe is heading for a long, deep recession / “Every watt counts”
As part of its worldwide drive to improve its environmental footprint, German chemicals giant BASF has signed virtual power purchase agreements covering more than 20 of its US sites.... (11.08.2022)
The CEO of plastics group Covestro, Markus Steilemann, said Germany and its neighbouring countries are heading for a recession, the likes of which have never been seen before. In an... (10.08.2022)
CHEMICAL INDUSTRY GERMANY
Ifo Institute: Russian gas issues shatter sector confidence / Worst outlook in nearly 14 years
WORLD ECONOMY
IfW Kiel: Global trade down in July / Ukraine grain transport difficult
Soaring prices for natural gas and the possible cessation of shipments rooted in ongoing animosity between Europe and Russia have sparked a plunge in sentiment among managers in Germany’s... (10.08.2022)
World trade dropped in July following some strong increases in June, according to Germany’s Kiel Institute for the World Economy, whose recent survey results showed a decline of 1.7% in... (09.08.2022)
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Price Reports and Announcements
POLYMER PRICES
Standard thermoplastics trend August 2022: Prices undergo triple-digit slump / Massive reductions, especially with styrenics / Demand weak / Prices likely to continue to come under pressure
11.08.2022
POLYMER PRICES
Composites/GRP July 2022: Resin mostly downward / Summer holidays depress demand / Styrene plunge will have ripple effect / Mixed picture for glass fibre
05.08.2022
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering thermoplastics July 2022: Market remains divided, prices present a mixed picture / No massive increases across the board in July / Will August see prices plunge after the fall in benzene contract?
04.08.2022
POLYMER PRICES
Polyethylene July 2022: Plastics industry with the summertime blues / Ample supply meets weak demand / Prices fall more than monomer contract
03.08.2022
POLYMER PRICES
Styrenics July 2022: PS and EPS prices reach new highs despite weakening demand / ABS just below all-time high / Prices likely to crash in August
03.08.2022
POLYMER PRICES
Polypropylene July 2022: Europe is oversupplied / Producers push “special orders” / Output cuts to draw down inventories loom again in August
03.08.2022
INEOS STYROLUTION
Huge price reduction for polystyrene
02.08.2022
POLYMER PRICES
Base petrochemicals, aromatics and feedstocks: July/August 2022
02.08.2022
POLYMER PRICES
PET July 2022: Sharp hike for PX drives up prices / European production low / Customers cautious as uncertainty grips markets / Further increases likely
02.08.2022
POLYMER PRICES
PVC July 2022: Prices remain under pressure / Feedstock costs fall amid weak demand, solid supply / More reductions expected in August
02.08.2022
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