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Posted on February 16th, 2017 by Nigel Davis in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis
The recent rapid and, since August, relentless increase in butadiene prices in Asia is forcing some consumers to think about cutbacks. Continue reading “Synthetic Rubber Producers Under Pressure As Butadiene Prices Climb” »
Posted on December 28th, 2016 by Vasiliki Parapouli in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis
Due to recent votes in the United States and the UK, aromatics players are increasingly fearful of the impact that political isolationism could have on market liquidity. Continue reading “The Foul Aroma of Isolationism” »
Posted on November 28th, 2016 by Dr. Kai Pflug in Chemical R&D
CEFIC, a European association of chemical companies, expects China´s share of the global chemical market to increase further – from the current 39.9% (2015) to 44% in 2030. So, despite the slowdown of the Chinese economy, growth is still faster than the global average. Continue reading “Bringing R&D To China” »