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PVC industry consolidation in central and eastern Europe?

Within the past few days the CEO of Hungary’s BorsodChem has restated his intention to sell or joint-venture out the company’s 365,000 tonne/year PVC operation. Poland’s PKN Orlen is also seeking a buyer for subsidiary Anwil, which has a 435,000 tonne/year PVC plant as well as a nitrogen fertilizer business. I sniff an opportunity here for […]

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Improved outlook for construction chemicals in CEE and CIS

A new report by data group Frost & Sullivan suggests construction chemicals suppliers should encounter buoyant markets in central and eastern Europe (CEE) and in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) for several years ahead. COnstruction took a massive hit in CEE during the downturn with many projects grinding to a halt or never breaking […]

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Poland’s construction chemical market falls

Bad news for construction chemical manufacturers serving the Poland according to a new report. Annual declines in demand of 5% are forecast for 2010 and 2011. The only surprise here here is that the falls are not more severe.“After an excellent 2004-2008, a much slower development of the Polish economy as well as drying up […]

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