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Công suất PP bổ sung vượt quá nhu cầu tăng trưởng trong thời gian ngắn

Outlook 2021: Europe PE and PP tightness to ease on new supply

2020 is not ending as many expected in the European polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) markets, and sentiment has changed significantly in the last few weeks. 2020 was expected to ...
MARKET OVERVIEW: Updated to Q2 2020

MARKET OVERVIEW: Updated to Q2 2020

Asia China’s domestic PE production increased in Q2, as downstream operations have largely resumed. Some units were shut for planned maintenance in Q2, but new capacities were brought online. Regional ...
US-China trade war concerns hit Asian polymer market

US-China trade war concerns hit Asian polymer market

The Asia-Pacific polymer market is turning bearish because of an escalation in the US-China trade war, which could lead to higher tariffs being imposed on many chemical products as soon ...
3 Polyethylene Market Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2020

3 Polyethylene Market Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2020

Business is booming in the polyethylene industry. Thanks to the ability to produce this versatile, recyclable polymer inexpensively, the value of the United States PE industry is forecasted to be ...
Polyethylene investment still surging in North America

Polyethylene investment still surging in North America

The investment in North American polyethylene (PE) has already resulted in the addition of over 4.5 million tonnes/year of new capacity since 2017. At least 30% of that new capacity ...
How is polymer demand impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic?

How is polymer demand impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic?

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is an unprecedented global crisis that, by many calculations will have a deep and devastating economic and social impact on the scale of the ...