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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: Crude price falls push petchems lower, raise price volatility
“Everyone is on the sidelines because they don’t know where the bottom is and don’t know what to do.”
VIDEO: ICIS special report - impact of lower crude oil prices