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ABS , Price , China

China’s import ABS market sinks to 3-month low amid uncertainty in styrene
by ChemOrbis Editorial Team
According to data from ChemOrbis Price Index, import ABS prices on CIF China basis have sunk to their lowest levels since early April as several Asian suppliers...

ABS , HIPS , HDPE , Price , GPPS , PE , China , PP Copolymer , LLDPE , PVC , LDPE , PP Homo , PS , PP

Escalating trade war risks weigh on near-term outlook for polymers in China
by ChemOrbis Editorial Team
Players operating in China’s polymer markets are expressing their concerns about the escalating trade tensions with the US, which have had a notable impact on the futures contracts as well as...

ABS , HIPS , HDPE , Price , GPPS , PE , PP Copolymer , LLDPE , PVC , LDPE , Turkey , PP Homo , PS , PP

Turkish polymer players sidelined prior to Sunday’s elections
by ChemOrbis Editorial Team
Now that only a few days are left for Sunday’s elections, Turkish players are expressing their projections for the ensuing period...

Economic&Financial , ABS , PVC , Egypt , Price , PE , PS , PP

Initial reactions from Egyptian players to austerity measures
by ChemOrbis Editorial Team
According to the country’s local media sources, Egypt slashed subsidies and raised fuel prices by up to 50% and electricity prices by 26% within the scope of austerity measures taken in an effort to...

ABS , Butadiene , Europe , ACN , Northwest Europe , Styrene , Price , Italy

Step-back from initial rollover attempts for ABS in Europe
by ChemOrbis Editorial Team
In Europe, ABS sellers had initially approached the market with rollovers from April, citing higher May butadiene settlement as the reason. However, some of them were seen...

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ABS; Acrylonitrile (ACN) is a polymer formed by the combination of butadiene and styrene feedstocks. Since it is a durable plastic; ABS is frequently used in automotive, electrical-electronics and household appliances.

There are natural, black and white types of ABS, which are then divided in injection and extrusion applications. The usage of natural type is much more common.

While South Korea and Taiwan are the top ABS exporters in the world market, China maintains its position as the biggest buyer by accounting for more than 40% of world’s imports alone.

ChemOrbis ABS prices and Plastics News section contain information on the market trends, as well as supply-demand factors and production costs that determine the pricing, statistics on imports and exports, along with maintenance shutdowns, restarts, and new capacities related to ABS facilities.


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