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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

Italy’s Versalis to launch a new type of EPS

The company aims to prevent plastic leakage…

  • 28.06.2019

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

European Engineering Polymers Update

The EPS market turned down in June, following the lower styrene contract that...

  • 27.06.2019

Turkey’s EPS market on bearish path in June

Players started to discuss July outlook as they monitor upstream developments closely....

  • 14.06.2019

LATEST NEWS: Total lifts FM on EPS from Belgium

This news was not directly confirmed by the producer…

  • 10.06.2019

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

Turkish producers reveal May PS, EPS offers

New prices failed to reflect higher European styrene contracts amid the softening import market, weaker TRY/USD parity and Ramadan lull...

  • 09.05.2019

LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s total polymer imports up on month, down on year in March

The largest yearly declines were recorded by EPS, PET, ABS and PVC...

  • 30.04.2019

LATEST NEWS: Total declares FM on EPS from Belgium

The duration of the force majeure has been undisclosed at the time of press...

  • 11.04.2019

LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s total polymer imports down on month, year in February

Imports of EPS, ABS and LLDPE recorded the most visible monthly drops…

  • 29.03.2019

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

Domestic producers issue March PS, EPS offers in Turkey

The latest levels represented monthly hikes on the heels of higher upstream costs...

  • 05.03.2019

LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s Jan polymer imports climb almost 26% on month

Import volumes shrank by 16% when compared to January 2018, meanwhile...

  • 01.03.2019

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

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

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

Domestic PS, EPS prices unveiled for Jan in Turkey

The latest list prices from producers represented rollovers to drops compared to December...

  • 10.01.2019

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

EU parliament and council agree to ban single-use plastics

Single-use cutlery, cotton buds, straws and stirrers will be banned from 2021…

  • 19.12.2018

European majors join forces for styrenics recycling

The new organization includes INEOS Styrolution, Total, Trinseo and Versalis (Eni)…

  • 11.12.2018

Stronger USD has limited impact on Turkey’s polymer imports in Jan-Oct

Data from ChemOrbis Import Statistics reveal that Turkey’s cumulative polymer imports in the first ten months of 2018 reached around four million tons. The currency effect lingered on in October, yet it has had a limited impact on the overall import figures as data indicate...

  • 03.12.2018

LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s October polymer imports shrink 37% on year

Volumes edged up for most products when compared to September, however…

  • 30.11.2018

Iranian EPS offers competitive edge in Europe

Low season hampered buying appetite for imports despite large drops…

  • 22.11.2018

Turkish producers apply hefty drops on PS, EPS in November

Their list prices represented three-digit decreases from October...

  • 09.11.2018

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