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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

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

Smaller Nov PS drops met with buyers’ skepticism in Europe

New offers were revealed €80-100/ton below October levels on the back of lower feedstock settlements…

  • 07.11.2018

LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s Sept polymer imports down 30% on year

The cumulative imports in January-September hit multi-year lows for HDPE and PS…

  • 31.10.2018

European Parliament approves ban on single-use plastics

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

  • 25.10.2018

Oct styrene drop fully reflected on PS, EPS deals in Europe

Sellers had to concede to larger decreases as was well anticipated by buyers…

  • 16.10.2018

Domestic producers issue October PS, EPS prices in Turkey

The sellers’ pricing policy tracked European styrene settlement lower…

  • 05.10.2018

LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s August polymer imports down almost 35% on year

Imports of PP copolymer, PVC, LLDPE, HDPE, PS and ABS plunged more than 30% on a yearly basis...

  • 28.09.2018

Italy’s total polymer imports up 6% in H1 2018 y-o-y

According to the data from ChemOrbis Import Statistics, Italy’s total polymer imports for the first half of 2018 reached...

  • 24.09.2018

LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s July polymer imports up almost 7% on month

According to ChemOrbis Import Statistics, Turkey’s total polymer imports were up by 6.8% in July on a monthly basis to...

  • 31.08.2018

Turkish EPS offers competitive edge in Italy

In Italy, players reported that EPS prices from Turkey emerged at competitive levels and August deals closed €...

  • 29.08.2018

Domestic producers issue August PS, EPS offers in Turkey

In Turkey, domestic producers returned with moderate increases of $25-45/ton on their new PS, EPS prices for August...

  • 13.08.2018

LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s June polymer imports down 14% on month to below 400,000 tons

According to ChemOrbis Import Statistics, Turkey’s total polymer imports were down by...

  • 31.07.2018

Competitive Iranian EPS emerges in Italy, Turkey

Iranian EPS offers emerged at competitive levels in the import markets of Italy and Turkey this month. Despite their competitiveness,...

  • 19.07.2018

South European producer announces July PS, EPS prices

A South European PS and EPS producer revealed initial July offers with decreases below the styrene drop of €...

  • 03.07.2018

LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s polymer imports total up to almost 460,000 tons in May

According to ChemOrbis Import Statistics, Turkey’s total polymer imports were up by 11% in May on a monthly basis to around...

  • 29.06.2018

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