Europe and Asia polymer outlook

European polymer markets look set to remain tight over the next quarter as outages impact supply and keep prices and margins strong. But high prices could attract imports and impact profitability for European sellers. In Asia meanwhile, margins remain strong for now, but an explosion of new global capacity over the next couple of years, especially for PE, along with lower oil prices and slow Chinese demand are likely to reduce profitability. Complete your details to find out how our ICIS Consulting analysts view the polymers markets in Asia and Europe in 2016 and beyond.

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