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In the Spotlight
SHALE GAS
UK government will not bend earthquake rules for fracking companies / Ineos and Cuadrilla lay on the pressure
HUNTSMAN
Weaker earnings in Q4 / Quarterly core profit at Polyurethanes and Advanced Materials shrink
With the spectre of a no-deal Brexit looming, the UK government no doubt has more immediate worries than the fate of a shale gas industry that has never got off the ground – or really into... (20.02.2019)
Fourth-quarter net earnings at chemicals and plastics producer Huntsman swung to a USD 315m loss from the USD 287m income in 2017 following a decline in core profits of Polyurethanes and... (20.02.2019)
INJECTION MOULDING
European sector lifted by growing polymer demand and prices / Ongoing market consolidation
TRINSEO
Outlook for 2019 downgraded / Market weakness continued in Q1
Injection moulding is the most widely used technology for processing thermoplastics and within the EU, and according to industry consultant Applied Market Information, there are more than... (19.02.2019)
Styrenics producer Trinseo downgraded its financial forecast for 2019 amidst continuing market weakness that depressed earnings in the last quarter of 2018. It now expects a net income of... (19.02.2019)
PLASTIC PACKAGING
Emerging technologies can drive circular economy / Five key challenges to overcome
PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS
Ineos chairman Jim Ratcliffe hits out at EU “green” taxes and shale disadvantage / Open letter to the commission
Fourth industrial revolution technologies can help the plastics packaging industry take the next steps towards a complete circular economy, according to a report by the World Economic... (18.02.2019)
Outspoken Ineos chairman Jim Ratcliffe, who now goes by “Sir Jim” in the UK after being knighted by Queen Elizabeth, has launched a broadside against the EU, slamming the single market... (15.02.2019)
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Price Reports and Announcements
POLYMER PRICES
Polyurethane Feedstocks February 2019: TDI loses more ground / MDI downswing bottoming out / Demand on the continent weak, in UK dynamic
21.02.2019
VICTREX
Global price increase for PAEK grades
21.02.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering Recyclate February 2019: Most prices roll over as expected / Little movement likely in March / Demand picking up / Reasonable supply of base material and situation easing with PA 6.6
20.02.2019
PIE SPOT PRICE MONITOR
Polyolefin notations show stabilising tendencies
19.02.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Recyclate February 2019: Prices of rLDPE and rPS soften in the wake of falling virgin material notations / Brisk demand continues due to tightening recyclate policies
19.02.2019
POLYMER PRICES
China Engineering Thermoplastics January 2019: Downtrend dominates polymer prices / Domestic benzene, SM and PX increase / Subdued market before Chinese New Year holiday
13.02.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Thermoplastics Trend February 2019: Polyolefins and PVC see stability / Increases for polystyrene / Demand largely normal / Adequate availability for most materials / Supply shortage with PS
12.02.2019
POLYMER PRICES
China Standard Thermoplastics January 2019: Domestic prices of polymers decrease or move sideways on weak demand / Some import notations slightly up / C2, C3 and SM head upward / Plants shut down before Chinese New Year holidays in February
12.02.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Russia January 2019: Polymer markets dormant / Predominantly sideways movement in February
11.02.2019
POLYMER PRICES
North America January 2019: PE and PVC flat amid high inventories / PP seen nearing bottom / Engineering plastics flat to lower with PA 6.6 continuing to be the exception
08.02.2019
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