ICIS at APLA 2013

About ICIS at APLA 16-19 November 2013

ICIS showcases its enhanced services at the 33rd Latin American Petrochemical Annual Meeting (APLA 2013) in Colombia:

Expanded pricing intelligence to support your contract negotiations

Deeper insights to substantiate your longer-term planning

Latest ICIS news from APLA

 

APLA Annual Meeting 2013 Publication

APLA Annual Meeting 2013 Publication

ICIS, in association with APLA, has produced the ICIS 2013 APLA special publication for the 33rd Latin American Petrochemical Annual Meeting in Colombia.

  Meet the Team attending APLA

Stephen Burns Editorial Director

Stephen Burns is the Editorial Director for ICIS, looking after content in the Americas, Europe and Africa. He can be reached at Stephen.Burns@icis.com

George Martin Deputy Bureau Chief

George Martin is the Deputy Bureau Chief of the Americas region. He covers Latin America polystyrene, polypropylene, polyethylene and US butanediol. He can be reached at George.Martin@icis.com

Lane Kelley Senior Editor

Lane Kelley is a senior editor in the Americas region covering shipping, methanol, acetic acid and vinyl acetate monomer. He can be reached at Lane.Kelley@icis.com

Ron Coifman Senior Editor

Ron Coifman is a senior editor in the Americas region covering Latin America polyvinyl chloride, caustic soda and PET, as well as US polyols, isocyanates, and propylene oxide. He can be reached at Ronald.Coifman@icis.com

Leela Landress Analyst

Leela Landress, based in Colombia, is a Latin America analyst looking after Latin America ethanol, US sorbitol, glycerine, crude glycerine, fatty acids and biodiesel. She can be reached at Leela.Landress@icis.com or @icis_Landress

Joseph Chang Global Editor

Joseph Chang is the Global Editor for ICIS Chemical Business magazine. He can be reached at Joseph.Chang@icis.com or @ICBchief

Barbara Ortner Head of Market Reporting

Barbara Ortner is the Head of Market Reporting globally. She can be reached at Barbara.Ortner@icis.com or @barbaraortner

William Lemos Managing Editor, Europe

William Lemos is the Managing Editor for Europe. He can be reached at William.Lemos@icis.com

Al Greenwood Deputy News Editor

Al Greenwood is the Deputy News Editor for the Americas region. He can be reached at Al.Greenwood@icis.com or @ICIS_Al

 



Emerging Frontiers - Oleochemicals in Latin America

Emerging Frontiers - Oleochemicals in Latin America

This presentation provides a snapshot of the oleochemical industry in Latin America, focusing on the larger producers within the personal care and cosmetic sectors.

Most countries in the region are net importers of fatty acids and refined glycerine and import product from the US Gulf and southeast Asia, levels of which are directly linked to GDP.

Mexichem surges among Latin America leaders

Mexichem surges among Latin America leaders

The Top 10 Latin America regional leaders list provides you with a further dissection and analysis of the ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies.

The rankings remain the same, but Mexichem is making a surge with acquisitions.

The US shale gas boom, outlook and implications for global chemicals

The US shale gas boom, outlook and implications for global chemicals

The capacity for US ethylene and derivatives will increase substantially between now and 2020, boosting the global footprint. The level of US plastics exports is expected to increase in line with capacity.

US producers will benefit from a cost advantage and relatively high margins until about 2017 when the flood of capacity comes on.

 



Brazil 2014 GDP forecast rises slightly to 0.21%, 2015 at 0.80%

...1.00%. The forecast came after Brazil hosted the annual meeting of the Latin American Petrochemical Association (APLA) last week in Rio de Janeiro. On... Mon, 17 Nov 2014

Price and market trends: Bolivia NGL plant opens prospects for ethane exports

...of Polyolefins Consulting. He made his comments during the PetroChemical Alliance Seminar ahead of the Latin American Petrochemical Association (APLA) meeting.... Fri, 14 Nov 2014

Price and market trends: Bolivia, Peru in race to build PE plant for Pacific market

...He made his comments during the PetroChemical Alliance seminar ahead of the Latin American Petrochemical Association (APLA) meeting. Bolivia is developing... Fri, 14 Nov 2014

Price and market trends: No Brazil resin demand growth in 2014, 2-3% in ‘15

...the sidelines of the annual meeting of the Latin American Petrochemical Association (APLA). Demand growth in the second half of 2014 should offset the... Fri, 14 Nov 2014

Price and market trends: Brazil Comperj petchem project still on the table - Braskem

...said Luciano Guidolin, executive vice president at Braskem. Guidolin spoke to ICIS on the sidelines of the Latin American Petrochemical Association (APLA)... Fri, 14 Nov 2014

Price and market trends: Latin America may see new methanol plants in 3-5 years

...during the Petrochemical Alliance seminar ahead of the Latin American Petrochemical Association (APLA) meeting. Under import substitution, governments... Fri, 14 Nov 2014

Market Outlook - US and Latin American Plastics

Market Outlook - US and Latin American Plastics

The presentation includes information and analysis for polyethylene and polypropylene trade flows, price drivers, feedstocks and recent price trends in the US and Latin America.

Read additional insight into the US shale gas boom, why it matters, its impact on the industry, the significance in global competitiveness, the challenges ahead and other implications for chemical buyers, sellers and traders.

The monthly ICIS Latin America Polymers Index

02/12/2014

Latin America Polymers Index

Published each month, the monthly ICIS Latin America Polymers Index provides a measure of the average change in domestic Latin American polymer prices over time. The index dates back to January 2002.

A webinar on China’s economic transformation

A webinar on China’s economic transformation

China has driven growth in the chemical industry since 2008, however this was due to an explosion of credit. Now the country is facing the consequences of its $10 trillion surge and China’s new leaders recognise that an economic revolution is needed to solve this problem.

As part of the ICIS series of free market information, we hosted a webinar on 23 April 2014.  A  recording of the webinar and presentation slides is available for you to download. 

ICIS PEPP Talk podcast 28 October 2013

From ICIS PEPP talk 28 October 2013

Michelle Klump interviews ICIS Deputy Bureau Chief - Americas George Martin about the status of Latin polyolefins market.