In this week's issue of ICIS Chemical Business:
October 22-28, 2012

Cover story

SABIC says European polymer makers must adapt to volatility

Polymer makers must seek ways to cut the impact of challenging macroeconomic and feedstock conditions As business conditions remain challenging across Europe, polymer producers will need to adapt their business models to cope with ongoing volatility in demand and feedstock pricing, senior executives from SABIC say.

Konrad HellmanCountry leader, Germany and automotive leader, west region, SABIC

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