Asian Chemical Connections
Cracks are showing in Europe's industrial sector, with falling sales and plant closures. This bodes ill for the chemical sector
Slowing tire sales, low epoxy resins and polycarbonate (PC) demand and the closure of several glass furnaces in Europe may be the first signs that all is not well for the European chemical industry.
Europe tire demand shows no signs of gaining traction
INSIGHT: Wall Street to slash chems earnings estimates on lower oil
"The premise of whether lower or higher oil prices are better for chemical producers is still a point of debate."
VIDEO: ICIS special report - impact of lower crude oil prices