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Sasol provides update on start-up process at new US cracker

The company had initially expected to achieve beneficial operation at the end of July...

  • 19.08.2019

Sasol signs credit deal to refinance Lake Charles project loans

The new credit facilities amount to around $1.8 billion…

  • 11.06.2019

Saudi Arabia plans new refinery, petchem plant in South Africa

Saudi Arabia previously pledged to invest $10 billion in South Africa…

  • 21.01.2019

Global producers form alliance to end plastic waste

The alliance aims to invest $1.5 million over the next five years…

  • 16.01.2019

Saudi major applies decreases in global PE markets for December

The year-end lull in global PE markets coupled with falling upstream prices shaped the major producer’s pricing policy for this month. Accordingly, the producer came with visible price decreases across the board...

  • 07.12.2018

Import PP, PE offers for Dec emerge in South Africa, Nigeria

New prices reflected the global bearish trend…

  • 06.12.2018

August PE offers emerge in South Africa, Kenya

In South Africa, a Saudi producer revealed its new offers with decreases amid the global downward trend and the...

  • 09.08.2018

June expectations surface in Mid-Eastern, African polyolefin markets

Polyolefin players in the Middle East and Africa started to voice their expectations for June on a mostly stable to softer note in the midst of opposite pressures coming from...

  • 25.05.2018

More import April PP, PE offers revealed in Africa

In Tunisia, a plastic end manufacturer reported receiving April offers from a Saudi major with...

  • 13.04.2018

IMF raises global growth prospects

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised up its global economic growth forecast for 2018 and 2019...

  • 23.01.2018

Saudi major issues January PE hikes to South Africa

In South Africa, a trader reported receiving a Saudi major’s January PE offers with increases of $...

  • 05.01.2018

Saudi major issues December PE prices to South Africa

A trader operating in South Africa reported receiving a Saudi major’s December PE prices with mostly...

  • 13.12.2017

Will Africa’s PE markets remain soft in September?

The PE markets of Africa and Egypt are ending August on a soft note with activity slowing further as some parts of the region are readying to enter Eid al-Adha holiday next week. Early expectations for the post-holiday period suggest that a mostly stable trend will remain in place. However, whether...

  • 25.08.2017

US PE offered higher for Aug in South Africa

In South Africa, a trader reported giving new PE offers for US origin with increases of $...

  • 04.08.2017

S Africa’s economy contracts 2nd time in 8 years

According to media reports, South Africa’s GDP decreased by...

  • 06.06.2017

Sasol lifts force majeure on PP, PE exports

Markets sources reported that South African petrochemical producer Sasol lifted the force majeure on its PP and PE exports from...

  • 02.06.2017

Sasol declares force majeure on PP, PE exports

Markets sources reported that South African petrochemical producer declared force majeure on its PP and PE exports from...

  • 07.04.2017

April PE offers emerge steady in South Africa

In South Africa, new April PE offers were revealed with rollovers from March at $...

  • 06.04.2017

S. Africa’s economy grows at slower pace than forecast in Q3

According to data released by South Africa’s official statistics office, Statistics South Africa, the country’s economy grew 0.2% following a revised growth rate of...

  • 07.12.2016

South Africa’s Sasol expands PP capacity

According to a statement on its official website, South Africa’s Sasol increased its PP production capacity by...

  • 02.12.2016

Iran doubles petchem exports to Europe

According to media reports, a National Petrochemical Company (NPC) official reported that Iran doubled its petrochemical exports to European countries in...

  • 07.11.2016

South Africa revises down economic growth forecasts for 2016

According to media reports, South Africa’s National Treasury reported in its Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) that they revised down economic growth forecasts to...

  • 28.10.2016

Iran and South Africa move to strengthen bilateral cooperation

According to media reports, Iran and South Africa are planning to move ahead on a number of initiatives to further strengthen bilateral economic ties between the countries...

  • 24.10.2016

Sasol’s world-scale petchem complex in US progresses

According to media reports, executives from the South Africa-based Sasol stated that the company has completed around half of its new...

  • 10.10.2016

IMF cuts 2017 growth forecasts for Africa’s largest two economies

According to media reports, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut its economic growth forecast for Africa’s largest two economies, South Africa and Nigeria...

  • 07.10.2016

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