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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
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