VIDEO: Slow return of auto demand to weigh on US engineered plastics through 2020

Author: Adam Yanelli

2020/07/27

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Watch Markets Editor, Adam Yanelli, discuss how the slow return of auto production in the US is likely to weigh on demand for nylon, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) and polycarbonate (PC) throughout the rest of the year.

  • Production halted from March through May because of coronavirus
  • H1 sales down by 23% compared with same time last year
  • New demand for ABS and PC from medical sector unable to offset auto losses

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