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Brazil’s recovery to strengthen in second half

Posted on April 13th, 2017 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

Executives and managers from several plastic producers expect Brazil’s economy to start a sustained recovery in the second half of the year, ending the nation’s worst recession since the Great Depression. Continue reading “Brazil’s recovery to strengthen in second half” »

Bringing R&D To China

Posted on November 28th, 2016 by 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” »

Styrenics industry enjoying boom times

Posted on November 18th, 2016 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

 

Despite the global economic volatility and the concerns that rise from the unstable financial markets, the styrenics industry seems to be going against this trend and to be experiencing a rather profitable period. Continue reading “Styrenics industry enjoying boom times” »

Producers seek market-driven solutions to growth conundrum

Posted on November 10th, 2016 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

Chemicals companies put most of their effort into raising production and distribution efficiencies, alongside the back and front office work that cost effectively makes this possible.  Continue reading “Producers seek market-driven solutions to growth conundrum” »