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: First wave of US crackers kick off construction
"Crackers under construction include those by Chevron Phillips, Dow, ExxonMobil, and Occidental Chemical/Mexichem. Companies that have secured some pe
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