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Spain’s Novapet shuts PET plant for maintenance

This news was not directly confirmed by the company…

  • 20.09.2019

OECD warns of weakest annual growth rates since financial crisis of 2008

Global GDP growth is projected to slow to 2.9% this year and 3% in 2020 amid growing downside risks…

  • 20.09.2019

European passenger car registrations up in July, down in August

Demand for new passenger cars increased by 1.4% in July while it was down by 8.4% in August…

  • 18.09.2019

Eurozone construction output down in July

Production in the construction sector decreased by 0.7% on a monthly basis…

  • 18.09.2019

Crude oil settles 15% higher on biggest ever oil-supply disruption

Brent crude oil logged the largest percentage gain in over 30 years…

  • 17.09.2019

September hikes meet resistance for ABS in Europe

Two European producers approached the market with increases following higher styrene and benzene contracts for September. However, some buyers are bidding for smaller increases or even rollovers as many buyers are refraining from replenishing stocks amid poor performance of the automotive industry...

  • 16.09.2019

LATEST NEWS: OMV resumes operations at Burghausen cracker

The news was not directly confirmed by the company at the time of press…

  • 13.09.2019

Eurozone industrial production down in July

The index fell by 1.4% on a monthly basis and by 2% on a yearly basis…

  • 13.09.2019

European Central Bank cuts interest rates for first time since 2016

The interest rate on the deposit facility decreased by 10 basis points to -0.50%...

  • 12.09.2019

European Plasticizers Update for H1 September

In the plasticizers market, prices continued to follow a downtrend in September, with sellers revealing...

  • 12.09.2019

Import PVC demand dampened in Europe, Turkey; will it improve in H2?

Data from ChemOrbis Import Statistics reveal that PVC imports to Europe and Turkey witnessed considerable contractions in the first half of 2019 as demand retreated amid growing economic concerns. The sharpest drops were seen in imports of American PVC, meanwhile...

  • 12.09.2019

Sept PVC deals reflect half of ethylene drop in Europe

Shutdowns reportedly had little impact on the market…

  • 11.09.2019

Borealis breaks ground for new PDH unit in Belgium

The 750,000 tons/year propylene unit is slated to start up by mid-2022...

  • 11.09.2019

Initial September PX contract settles in Europe

The new settlement indicates modest decreases from August…

  • 10.09.2019

PS extends gains into 2nd month in Europe

Initial offers were revealed with increases beyond the styrene hike…

  • 09.09.2019

LATEST NEWS: Production updates on Borealis’ PP and PDH units

The company is reportedly back in production while force majeures persist…

  • 09.09.2019

LATEST NEWS: Polish PKN Orlen faces compressor issue at olefin unit

The planned maintenance was moved to an earlier time following the issue…

  • 09.09.2019

LATEST NEWS: Repsol declares FM on supplies from Portuguese cracker

The specific reason for the shutdown was not disclosed at the time of press…

  • 09.09.2019

Spot LDPE, LLDPE prices hit a decade low in Italy

In Italy, PE prices have slumped further down, with the downtrend resuming after a mostly stable August. The larger-than-expected decreases in ethylene contracts pushed spot LLDPE prices to a decade low shortly after LDPE...

  • 09.09.2019

LATEST NEWS: Italy’s Versalis takes Dunkirk cracker offline after fire

This news was not directly confirmed by the producer…

  • 06.09.2019

LATEST NEWS: Borealis declares FM on PDH unit from Belgium

Production was suspended on a technical glitch…

  • 06.09.2019

Trinseo announces September PS, ABS offers in Europe

The producer increased prices by €100/ton for PS and €40/ton for ABS…

  • 06.09.2019

PP players perplexed by Sept drops across Europe

Initial offers mostly reflect the entire propylene drops…

  • 06.09.2019

LATEST NEWS: September MEG contract settles in Europe

The new settlement was €29/ton ($32/ton) lower from August…

  • 06.09.2019

Borealis halts PP production in Burghausen, Germany

The shutdown was linked to raw material disruptions…

  • 05.09.2019

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