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LATEST NEWS: Italy’s Nov polymer imports down marginally on year

The overall polymer imports of Italy were down to 438,880 tons…

  • 19.02.2019

S. Korean producer increases PS, ABS offers to Indonesia

Higher offers were attributed to the lack of sales pressure on the producer’s side and the firm sentiment in spot styrene prices…

  • 19.02.2019

Formosa plans ABS maintenance in China

The plant will be taken offline in March…

  • 19.02.2019

INEOS Styrolution and Tecnopol enter distribution cooperation

Tecnopol will distribute the company’s PS and ABS polymers in Iberia…

  • 18.02.2019

Waning prompt supplies push Turkey’s local ABS market up

Import prices in Turkey were on an upward trend since H2 January...

  • 18.02.2019

European ABS dealt flat despite initial Feb hikes

Sellers stepped back to rollovers amid ample supplies and calm demand…

  • 15.02.2019

Growth in Turkey’s polymer imports faltered in 2018

The overall polymer imports of Turkey shrank by 6.5% in 2018 when compared to the record-high imports of the previous year. This slump was highly expected given the rapid depreciation of the lira against the US dollar, particularly in the second half of the year...

  • 06.02.2019

European producer unveils PS, ABS prices for Feb in Turkey

Rising styrene costs found a reflection on downstream offers...

  • 05.02.2019

Trinseo announces Feb PS, ABS offers in Europe

The producer elected to raise its prices in sync with higher styrene…

  • 05.02.2019

Ineos Styrolution announces Feb ABS offers in Europe

The producer raised prices for the first time after four months…

  • 05.02.2019

LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s Dec polymer imports down by around 17% on year

Iran was not in the list of top 5 suppliers this time…

  • 31.01.2019

Sentiment in Asian PS, ABS markets remains firm despite holiday lull

PS and ABS prices continue to follow a stable to slightly firmer trend due to higher spot styrene prices…

  • 31.01.2019

Outlook firms up for PS in Europe, ABS yet to follow suit

In Europe’s styrenics markets, players started to share their expectations for February outlook ahead of the styrene settlement. The majority of the participants see an upturn more likely for PS, pointing to the relatively limited supplies and better buying sentiment, unlike ABS...

  • 31.01.2019

Europe’s ABS market looks for direction after nearing 3-year low

In Europe, ABS players started to discuss about the February outlook amid divergent market drivers after they closed January deals with rollovers to moderate decreases...

  • 24.01.2019

Initial Korean PS, ABS prices surface for Feb in Turkey

A producer issued their new prices with rollovers to increases tracking slightly higher styrene prices...

  • 23.01.2019

Indonesian trader receives higher PS, ABS offers from S. Korea

Higher prices were attributed to the recent gains in the spot styrene market...

  • 22.01.2019

Lack of supply woes weigh on ABS rollovers in Europe

The ABS market is considered to be weaker than PS…

  • 15.01.2019

Ineos Styrolution announces Jan ABS offers in Europe

The producer’s January pricing policy defied lower costs…

  • 11.01.2019

China’s Sinochem completes acquisition of ELIX Polymers

The Spanish company was sold for an enterprise value of €195 million…

  • 11.01.2019

LG Chem readies to boost ABS capacity in China

A new 150,000 tons/year plant is set to start up in March…

  • 09.01.2019

South Korean producer lifts PS, ABS offers to Indonesia

Higher styrene prices have encouraged sellers to adopt a firmer stance...

  • 08.01.2019

European PS, ABS prices unveiled for Jan in Turkey

The recent announcements shrugged off lower styrene and butadiene settlements in the region…

  • 08.01.2019

LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s polymer imports up 2% on month, down 9% on year in Nov

According to ChemOrbis Import Statistics, Turkey’s total polymer imports gained 2% in November on a monthly basis to around 343,000 tons. However, they were down by 9% on a yearly basis...

  • 02.01.2019

A look back at Asian, European ABS markets in 2018: Prices remain weak for 9 months in sync with styrene

ABS markets both in Europe and Asia made a bullish start to 2018 and preserved the upward trend during most of the first quarter on the back of rising costs. However, both markets witnessed a visible softening trend for the last three quarters to end the year on multi-year lows...

  • 28.12.2018

Malaysia’s Toray plans to expand its ABS capacity

A 75,000 tons/year will be added to the company’s total ABS capacity...

  • 14.12.2018

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