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WORLD TRADE
China lists nearly 700 US products for tariff exemptions / Polyolefin purchasing could rise
CHINA
Country's economic recovery from coronavirus epidemic not expected until mid-year / Automotive industry projects significant slump
China's ministry of finance released a statement on 17 February 2020 whereby 696 products in eight tariff categories imported from the US are eligible for tariff exemptions for a... (21.02.2020)
The World Health Organization’s situation report published 19 February 2020 put the number of confirmed cases in China of the acute respiratory disease from the new coronavirus at 74,280.... (20.02.2020)
CHINAPLAS 2020
New date for plastics trade fair in Shanghai / Coronavirus outbreak has not eased
PLASTIC TAX
EU council president Charles Michel reawakens topic / Funds could help plug the hole left by Brexit
A new date has been set for Asia’s largest plastics trade fair “Chinaplas”. This year’s event, which was originally planned for April but postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, will... (19.02.2020)
European Council president Charles Michel has proposed a tax on non-recyclable disposable items and single-use plastic packaging during discussions about the EU’s long-term budget. This... (19.02.2020)
USA
Draft legislation presents national strategy to combat plastics pollution / Proposed moratorium on new plastics plants
PET MARKET EUROPE
Recycled PET set to take up over half of total PET demand by 2030 / Collection and design major obstacles to meeting targets
Sweeping US plastics pollution legislation that shifts plastics waste recycling and cleanup costs onto corporations and calls for reform of the country’s waste collection system as well as... (18.02.2020)
Recycled PET could account for as much as 55% of total PET demand in Europe by 2030, according to a report by UK consultancy Eunomia. In 2018, rPET accounted for 1.4m t out of a total... (17.02.2020)
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Price Reports and Announcements
POLYMER PRICES
Polyurethane feedstocks February 2020: Isocyanates give way / Chinese virus epidemic pressures pure MDI sharply / Producers hike polyols / Exports to China much diminished
20.02.2020
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering Recyclate February 2020: Recycled ABS, PA and PC see a few price cuts / Weak demand slows business considerably / Coronavirus delays mould supplies from China
19.02.2020
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Recyclate February 2020: Notations largely stable / Only a short breather / Further price erosion likely / Slightly higher demand generally not meeting expectations
18.02.2020
PIE SPOT PRICE MONITOR
Polyolefins only briefly react to rise in oil prices / HDPE firmer due to lack of imports
18.02.2020
POLYMER PRICES
North America January 2020: Poor demand pushes down prices of most polymers / PVC producers manage to turn trend around
17.02.2020
POLYMER PRICES
China Engineering Thermoplastics January 2020: Downtrend for most polymer prices / Short supply creates higher notations for PA 6 and PBT / Coronavirus outbreak to keep demand weak overall
14.02.2020
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Thermoplastics Trend February 2020: Styrenics ride on the styrene wave / Most other polymers unchanged / Business picks up only slowly / Little likelihood of much change in March
13.02.2020
POLYMER PRICES
Russia January 2020: Further reductions in all segments except PVC / Slight trend towards oversupply for PE and PP / Demand short of expectations / Increases possible for PS and PVC in February
13.02.2020
POLYMER PRICES
China Standard Thermoplastics January 2020: Most grades decline on weak demand / Lunar new year holidays extended in wake of coronavirus crisis / Impacts from epidemic to keep demand low
12.02.2020
POLYMER PRICES
Composites/GRP January 2020: Ortho resins still pointing downward / Trend likely to turn around soon / Glass fibre oversupply pressures notations
07.02.2020
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