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PLASTICS INDUSTRY UK
Significant downside anticipated from coronavirus in coming months / Packaging companies see rise in demand / BPF survey
25.03.2020
PLASTICS PROCESSING
Economic consequences of Covid-19 to peak in next six weeks / Advice to converters – continue production at full speed, then stop / Germany's ArGeZ sees technical parts manufacturing halting between end of March and end of April
23.03.2020
CHINA
PET inventories overflowing / India, Philippines and Russia top importers for Chinese bottle chips / Coronavirus pandemic won't improve oversupply
18.03.2020
EU TRADE
Vietnam trade agreement set to enter force this year / EU survey highlights need for more guidance for SMEs
18.03.2020
ITALY
Nationwide lockdown abruptly halts activity / Domo's PA 6 production still running / FCA shuts down Italian, Polish and Serbian production sites / Aid for SMEs affected by Covid-19
17.03.2020
CIRCULAR ECONOMY
EU sets out action plan for more sustainable products and less packaging waste / Plastics a major target
13.03.2020
PLASTICS INDUSTRY UK
Tariff-free trade the most important outcome of UK-EU trade talks / BPF survey
06.03.2020
PLASTICS PROCESSING GERMANY
Not a good year for the industry / Technical parts show a marked decline / Only construction sector reported a rise / Willingness to invest expected to fall / Stable turnover in 2020 would be optimistic
02.03.2020
POLYMERS FOR EUROPE ALLIANCE
Fifth edition of “Best Polymer Producers Awards for Europe” / Special prize for circularity / Voting open until May
27.02.2020
TURKEY
Plastics processing volumes rising / Lower raw material prices depress industry sales / Expansion of exports / Pagev criticises low added value and volume of raw material imports
24.02.2020
CHINA
Country's economic recovery from coronavirus epidemic not expected until mid-year / Automotive industry projects significant slump / European machinery companies are contemplating a two-year cycle for "Chinaplas"
20.02.2020
BREXIT
BPF poll shows UK trade with EU remains priority / Most members prepared for end-of-year deadline / Videos launched to address customer misunderstanding
10.02.2020
EU TRADE
Bilateral agreement with Singapore in effect / Basis for further ASEAN trade pacts
13.01.2020
PLASTICS PROCESSING GERMANY
Sales fairly stable in Q3 / Order backlog very low / Technical parts still a major worry / Gloomy expectations / Trend turnaround not imminent
27.11.2019
PLASTICS INDUSTRY
Global polymers production rises to nearly 360m t in 2018 / European output nevertheless on the decline / Trade balance surplus falls / Good progress with collection and recycling of post-consumer plastics waste
08.11.2019
PLASTIC PACKAGING
EuPC says EU member states should reject multiannual financial framework / Levy could lead industry into recession / Long-term consequences are unpredictable
15.10.2019
PLASTICS PROCESSING GERMANY
GKV corrects annual forecast downwards / TecPart association sharply criticises populistic aberrations
04.10.2019
PLASTICS RECYCLING EUROPE
Over 100 partners sign "Circular Plastics Alliance" declaration / EU-wide voluntary targets for raising recyclate usage / EuPC, Cefic and FEAD among signatories
23.09.2019
PLASTICS PROCESSING GERMANY
Turnover for H1 2019 down on 2018 / Heavy falls in June / Technical components still a big worry / Industrial packaging, building products and consumer goods also on the decline
06.09.2019
ALDI
Cotton swabs made of plastic to be replaced in Germany / Plastic packaging in UK to be reduced / Cooperation with Plastic Bank in the Philippines
05.09.2019
TURKEY
Plastics imports decline in first half of 2019 / Domestic consumption of commodities and end products hits rock bottom / Exports benefit from weak Turkish lira
28.08.2019
BREXIT
Leaked government report spells out worst-case scenario following no deal
26.08.2019
GREECE
"Plastic needs to be part of the solution and not part of the problem" / Vassilis Gounaris is next president of AHPI / Consumer perceptions need changing
08.08.2019
BREXIT
No deal would be "dramatic act of self-sabotage" / Industry upbeat on economics / BPF survey
01.08.2019
PLASTICS INDUSTRY THAILAND
Polymer production growth supported by domestic and foreign investments / Strong demand from packaging and automotive sectors / Reliable logistics infrastructure
30.07.2019
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