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: PET Latin America - looking to Asia for direction
"PET demand in Latin America has been slower than expected throughout 2012 and 2013 even for the peak soft-drink seasons."
VIDEO - ICIS Asia News Bulletin 22 May 2013