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Central and Eastern Europe chemicals industry call for ideas

I’m currently planning a special issue of ICIS Chemical Business magazine focussed on the central and eastern Europe and Russian chemicals industry.  Please send me any good ideas for articles to explore this fascinating region. I’m thinking about: CEO interviews Poland privatisation update BorsodChem Spolchemie Russian chemical projects update and much more…

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World map of ethylene cracker projects

My colleague, journalist Anna Jagger, has just created a free-to-view map of the world’s major ethylene cracker projects. It is up-to-date and useful. Contact the blog for a copy as it is too large a file to download onto blogger.

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ICIS pricing launches Africa polymers report

This blogger is a journalist working for ICIS, the global chemical intelligence group. I write chemical-industry news and analysis for the magazine ICIS Chemical Business. But the largest part of the ICIS group is its pricing service.This has just launched new weekly price reports for polypropylene and polyethylene in Africa. This is a really small […]

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PKN Orlen may breach loan covenants

PKN Orlen is in trouble again. Constant changes of leadership mean the group has real trouble following a set strategy. Political interference is the key probelm. A change of government means a change at the top for Orlen.According to ICIS news, quoting ING Bank, Orlen “could improve its financial health by selling its strategic oil […]

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