Asian Chemical Connections
The global commodity polymers market continues to be under severe pressure from challenges such as the European debt crisis, slowing emerging market growth and increased competition. Despite these challenges, overall polymers consumption is poised to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.7%/year through 2015.
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Global polymers producers will face greater competitive challenges
INSIGHT: Europe in dire need of a lower cost energy policy
“If the playing field is not levelled, chemicals production will move outside Europe.”
Copy of VIDEO - ICIS Asia Lunchtime News Bulletin 20 May 2013