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POLYMER PRICES
Standard Recyclate August 2019: Price reductions for individual grades / Pressure from primary markets
PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS
Ethylene: ExxonMobil has unplanned shutdown of Fife cracker in Scotland
Most standard recyclate prices in Western Europe remained stable in August 2019. Only a few recyclers reacted to the price pressure from the virgin material markets and granted slight... (19.08.2019)
The Fife cracker in Mossmorran / UK is currently offline. On Monday, 12 August 2019, ExxonMobil Chemical shut down the plant due to mechanical failure of two boilers. Emergency flaring... (19.08.2019)
ITALY
Resorts ban single-use items / Rome metro trials bottle recycling system
CARBON BLACK
Regulation governing heavy fuel oil in shipping sector pushes up cost of carbon blacks and masterbatches / Cabot and Orion make price adjustments
Some of Italy’s tourist hotspots, including Vatican City, are banning single-use plastics this summer in a bid to protect their local environments. From 1 May 2019, the island of Capri has... (16.08.2019)
Four months before the new sulphur oxide emission regulation drawn up by the International Maritime Organization comes into effect, carbon black prices are already rising, given that... (15.08.2019)
LEONI
Restructuring expert to monitor auto supplier's strategy / Creditors stay quiet
BASF / SOLVAY / DOMO
Conditions for EUR 1.6 bn polyamide transaction fulfilled / Domo Chemicals to acquire European polyamide 6.6 business
The poor figures delivered by automotive parts supplier Leoni in Q1 2019 have evidently worried the creditors to such an extent that, despite the strategic cost-cutting programme... (15.08.2019)
On 14 August, BASF, Solvay and Domo Chemicals reached an agreement, with Domo set to acquire Solvay’s European PA 6.6 business – including the “Belle Etoile” sites in Saint-Fons /... (14.08.2019)
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PIE SPOT PRICE MONITOR
Polyolefin trading prices oscillate around a flatline
20.08.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering Recyclate August 2019: Only a few minor price reductions / Rollover predicted across the board in September
20.08.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Recyclate August 2019: Price reductions for individual grades / Pressure from primary markets / Holiday season dampens demand / Wider range of discounts for rPET / Few changes expected in September
19.08.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Thermoplastics Trend August 2019: Sluggish demand puts damper on price increases / Most polymer notations oriented to costs / Little recognisable reason for change
13.08.2019
POLYMER PRICES
China Engineering Thermoplastics July 2019: Low season month sees subdued demand / Post-G20 summit speculations have positive impact / August outlook not promising
12.08.2019
DAIKIN
Hefty price hike for fluoropolymers in US / Prelude to next wave of increases?
09.08.2019
POLYMER PRICES
China Standard Thermoplastics July 2019: Price hikes for most polymer grades / Rosy macroeconomic outlook / Ethylene and propylene costs rise
09.08.2019
POLYMER PRICES
North America July 2019: Price pressure persists on the back of weak demand / Standard grades show varying trends depending on feedstocks / Engineering plastics broadly under pressure
09.08.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Russia July 2019: Prices on the decline due to weak demand / August should witness stabilisation
08.08.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Composites/GRP July 2019: Ortho resins follow styrene downward / Demand recedes / Glass fibre prices still stable / Downward pressure continues
07.08.2019
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