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Ongoing ABS hikes in China cautiously reflected on global markets
by ChemOrbis Editorial Team
After following a softening trend for more than two months, China’s ABS market has rebounded since last week. However, whether these cost-driven hikes will prove workable or not is still being questioned both in China and across other global markets...

ABS , HIPS , Crude oil , Styrene , Benzene , Price , GPPS , China , PS

Will cost-driven PS, ABS hikes prove sustainable in China?
by ChemOrbis Editorial Team
In China, after following a softening trend since mid-September, the styrenics market has witnessed some slight gains so far this week as the rally of crude oil futures as well as the recent recovery in...

ABS , Europe , ACN , Northwest Europe , SEA & India , Price , China , Italy

ABS markets remain indifferent to bullish ACN costs in Asia, Europe
by ChemOrbis Editorial Team
ABS prices both in Europe and Asia are expected to remain weak in the near term despite surging spot ACN prices in global markets amid tightness. Spot ACN prices in Asia and Europe have posted respective increases of around...

ABS , HDPE , SEA & India , LLDPE , PVC , LDPE , Price , PE , China , PP Homo , PS , PP

Mixed expectations voiced on China’s post-holiday outlook
by ChemOrbis Editorial Team
As market activities are expected to resume gradually this week following the end of the National Day holiday in China that took place in the first week of October, Asian players have been expressing mixed expectations for the post-holiday period although...

ABS , Butadiene , ACN , Northwest Europe , Styrene , SEA & India , Price , China , Italy

Will ABS markets in Europe and Asia defy lower styrene costs?
by ChemOrbis Editorial Team
Players in Europe and Asia are currently questioning whether lower styrene costs will dominate the near-term outlook of the ABS market or they will be counterbalanced by...

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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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