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Competitive imports cast a shadow on ABS in Europe

Import levels failed to stir buying interest…

  • 22.03.2019

European commercial vehicle market continues to grow in Feb

Registrations increased from 173,492 to 181,636 units…

  • 22.03.2019

LATEST NEWS: April butadiene contract settles in Europe

The new settlement indicated increases for the second straight month…

  • 22.03.2019

European Council agrees to delay Brexit

Brexit deadline has been pushed back until May 22 if UK MPs approve the deal next week…

  • 22.03.2019

PE and PVC imports from US flooding Europe

Statistics reveal a remarkable jump in PE and PVC imports from the US to Europe in 2018. Given the new capacities coming online in the US and the changing trade routes, US cargoes are highly likely to continue finding their way to Europe in 2019 to an increasing degree, suggesting an additional pressure on Europe’s local pricing...

  • 22.03.2019

April PP expectations differ in Europe

Players are taking a cautious approach to the firmer expectations…

  • 20.03.2019

European PP, PE sellers obtain monomer hikes on March deals

Sellers obtain large part of their hike targets…

  • 20.03.2019

Eurozone production in construction down in Jan

Output decreased by 1.4% m-o-m and 0.7% y-o-y…

  • 19.03.2019

Buyers’ resistance limits March PVC hikes, sellers remain bullish in Europe

Overall demand has still not showed the long-awaited recovery…

  • 19.03.2019

European PS set to rise for 3rd consecutive month in April

Stronger costs are likely to pave the way for further increases…

  • 18.03.2019

March PX contract settles in Europe

The new settlement indicated increases for the second consecutive month…

  • 15.03.2019

European passenger car registrations fall in February

Car market contracted by 1% compared to a year ago…

  • 15.03.2019

European Plasticizers Update for H1 March

In the plasticizers market, initial March offers emerged stable to firmer...

  • 15.03.2019

March styrene hikes reflected on PS deals in Europe

Initial hikes of up to 3 digits proved to be unworkable…

  • 14.03.2019

Eurozone industrial production rebounds in January

Industrial activity grew on a monthly basis after declining in the previous two months…

  • 14.03.2019

UK Parliament votes down no-deal Brexit after rejecting draft agreement

MPs decided against leaving the EU without a deal on 29 March…

  • 14.03.2019

European ABS rebounds from 3-year low

In Europe, ABS suppliers approached the market with increases exceeding the monthly styrene hike of €60/ton for March in an attempt to improve their margins. However, they have had to trim their hike request upon apathetic buy interest...

  • 14.03.2019

LATEST NEWS: Production updates on Anwil’s PVC plant in Europe

The producer is currently operating at lower rates after a brief shutdown that lasted two weeks…

  • 13.03.2019

Italy’s car sales drop in January-February

The auto sales fell by 4.9% y-o-y during the first two months…

  • 12.03.2019

Import PET hits above €1100/ton in Italy

Rising costs supported price increases despite unsupportive demand…

  • 12.03.2019

Turkey and China main destinations for EU recyclable waste in 2018

EU exports of recyclable waste to Turkey stood at around 12.8 million tons in 2018…

  • 12.03.2019

EPS demand lags behind PS in Europe

Smaller hikes than that of PS were sought for EPS whereas sellers remain optimistic about a recovery in activity for the coming term…

  • 11.03.2019

March PS prices announced with up to 3-digit hikes in Europe

Firming enters its second month while buyers resist offers on the high ends…

  • 11.03.2019

PP market up from a year-low in Europe; yet hikes beyond C3 see resistance

In Europe, March PP offers were revealed with increases in line with the propylene hike of €25/ton while there are also some hike requests larger than propylene. However, these large hike attempts have met resistance from buyers and they have moved to the sidelines...

  • 11.03.2019

LATEST NEWS: Initial MEG contract for March settles in Europe

The new level indicated modest increases after 5 consecutive months of drops…

  • 08.03.2019

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