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PVC
Chinese exports to Asia plummet in first half of 2019 / US remains top supplier to China despite trade tariffs
AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
Winds of change / Alternative mobility concepts compete with petrolheads at "IAA"
China imported around 437,000 t of polyvinyl chloride in the first half of 2019, up by 7,000 t against the same period of 2018. Exports declined 19.2% to 357,000 t from 442,000 t in H1... (18.09.2019)
Almost two thirds of automotive executives of German firms believe their company’s business model is threatened by current uncertainties, according to a study Staufen published a few days... (17.09.2019)
PIE SPOT PRICE MONITOR
Perturbations from drone attacks could drive up polyolefin notations
OIL MARKETS
Attack on Saudi oil production not expected to have lasting impact on plastics industry / Threat of retaliation
The decline in the cost of olefins pushed down European spot prices for polyolefins amid persistent slack demand in the first week of September following stabilisation in August. The... (17.09.2019)
Oil prices saw a massive surge following the drone strikes on the Khurais oil field in Saudi Arabia and the neighbouring Abqaiq refinery in the early morning of 14 September 2019. Both... (16.09.2019)
PLASTICS RECYCLING CANADA
Tonnage decreases with challenging two years after China's import ban / "Strong domestic markets for recycling"
WORLD TRADE
China makes concessions ahead of trade talks with US / 16 products freed from tariffs
Around 309,000 t of Canadian post-consumer plastics waste was collected for recycling in 2017, according to a report published in summer 2019 by More Recycling, formerly Moore Recycling... (16.09.2019)
Before the new round of trade talks scheduled for early October, China announced it would make concessions towards the US in the trade war between the two economies. The Chinese ministry... (13.09.2019)
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Price Reports and Announcements
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Recyclate September 2019: Price cuts and rollovers predominate / Expected upturn in demand did not materialise / Attacks in Saudi Arabia could stimulate interest in recyclates / Widespread rollovers expected in October
18.09.2019
PIE SPOT PRICE MONITOR
Perturbations from drone attacks could drive up polyolefin notations
17.09.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Thermoplastics Trend September 2019: Reductions move PE and PVC prices towards cost target / PP producers improve their margins / Styrenics follow SM reference upwards
12.09.2019
POLYMER PRICES
China Standard Thermoplastics August 2019: Most polymer notations decrease / Low demand and abundant supply / Negative impacts of unfavourable foreign exchange and US-China trade war
12.09.2019
POLYMER PRICES
North America August 2019: Prices move sideways or downwards / Trade conflict and economic slump dampen demand / Export business limping along / No increases expected for September
10.09.2019
POLYMER PRICES
China Engineering Thermoplastics August 2019: PC and PMMA prices rise / ABS, PA 6, PA 6.6 and PBT notations head downwards / Negative impacts from unfavourable foreign exchange rates
09.09.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Composites/GRP August 2019: Resins lose ground despite SM rise / Steep slide for feedstocks / Upswing possible next month / Glass fibre unchanged
06.09.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Russia August 2019: Polyolefins firmer in roubles / PET falling / Rollovers across the board in September
06.09.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering Thermoplastics August 2019: Rollover domination a surprise / Market dead as a doornail / Transactions almost non-existent / Business expected to pick up in September / Heavy price pressure prevails
05.09.2019
UPDATE - TRINSEO
Hefty price hike for styrenics in Europe
04.09.2019
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