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South Korea’s Kumho plans styrenics maintenance in October

The company’s ABS, PS, EPS and SAN plants will remain shut for 12 days...

  • 21.08.2019

Trinseo announces August PS, ABS offers in Europe

The producer’s new offers indicated increases from last month…

  • 06.08.2019

LATEST NEWS: China’s June polymer imports fall on month

Overall June imports declined 11.3% when compared to May...

  • 05.08.2019

Ineos Styrolution announces August ABS offers in Europe

Increases came after two straight months of price cuts…

  • 05.08.2019

LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s total polymer imports slide in June

All polymers posted substantial decreases except for ABS and PET…

  • 31.07.2019

April polymer imports to EU28 down on month, year

Cumulative drops reached 6.4% in the first four months of the year…

  • 26.07.2019

Asia ABS prices soften going into August

Pressure on the market comes from a number of key developments led by lower styrene prices...

  • 24.07.2019

Italy’s total polymer imports in Jan-April highest in 19 years

Import statistics for the first four months of 2019 indicated an increase of 6.8% y-o-y…

  • 24.07.2019

Asian ABS players turn cautious after recent rally

Import ABS markets in China and Southeast Asia ended last week with additional increases, supported by strong upstream styrene costs and lower stocks. However, the tide seems to be turning as players have turned cautious in view of the weak state of demand and the recent plunge in ACN costs...

  • 16.07.2019

China’s Jan-May total polymer imports hit a record of nearly two decades

China’s cumulative polymer imports during the first five months of 2019 rose 14% on year to more than 10 million to hit the highest in nearly two decades since Chemorbis started compiling the country’s import statistics in 2001...

  • 12.07.2019

Malaysia’s Toray to shut ABS plant in August

The plant has a production capacity of 350,000 tons/year...

  • 05.07.2019

LATEST NEWS: China’s May polymer imports down on month, up on year

Overall May imports were down by 3.1% when compared to April...

  • 04.07.2019

Imports of PS, ABS rise in May, EPS slumps in Turkey

Imports of EPS plunged by 45% on year amid weak construction sector…

  • 03.07.2019

European PS, ABS prices unveiled for July in Turkey

Prices posted new drops albeit in more modest amounts than in June...

  • 02.07.2019

Ineos Styrolution announces July PS, ABS offers in Europe

The producer applied decreases for the second straight month…

  • 02.07.2019

LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s total polymer imports up on month and year in May

The top three exporters were Saudi Arabia, South Korea and the USA...

  • 28.06.2019

Will low ABS demand in Asia outshine cost-driven hikes?

Negative margins on the side of ABS makers coupled with higher spot butadiene prices in Asia helped import prices gain ground starting from mid-June in China. Southeast Asian ABS markets, however, have been unresponsive to the recent firming mainly due to discouraging buying appetite...

  • 28.06.2019

European PS, ABS drops set to lose steam in July

New expectations are voiced in the midst of rebounding styrene…

  • 21.06.2019

European PS, ABS see notable drops for June in Turkey

The latest offers indicate €80-110/ton ($91-124/ton) declines on the month...

  • 10.06.2019

South Korea’s LG Chemical cuts ABS rates on poor margins

The company reduced the operating rates to 50% in Yeochon...

  • 07.06.2019

European PS, ABS markets down after 4 months

In Europe, two major producers pioneered decreases in the PS and ABS markets following €143/ton lower June styrene contracts. Decreases came after prices hit multi-month highs during May...

  • 07.06.2019

Ineos Styrolution announces June PS, ABS offers in Europe

The company followed upstream costs lower in the region…

  • 03.06.2019

European PS, ABS markets cool off on bearish June expectations

Destocking activities gained speed towards the end of May…

  • 31.05.2019

LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s total polymer imports up on month and year in April

All figures posted increases from March, except for LDPE, LLDPE and HDPE...

  • 31.05.2019

Further discounts fail to boost ABS demand in China

Concerns about trade tensions continue to weigh on demand...

  • 31.05.2019

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