Europe PET Challenged by the Race to a Sustainable Future, Economic Turmoil, Upstream Volatility

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) will continue to be challenged by supply and demand dynamics, which are being burdened by the larger and increasingly unpredictable, global picture.

Drivers going forward will include the challenging geopolitical landscape, moving goalposts in the dominant Asian market, the war on plastics and, unusual weather patterns, all of which shaped the virgin PET market in 2019.

This ICIS infographic, created by Caroline Murray and Susan Mair, looks at how virgin PET market is being challenged by the race to a sustainable future.

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