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Europe PP buyers reluctant to pay more but sellers also headstrong

LONDON (ICIS)–Polypropylene (PP) sellers in Europe are facing resistance when it comes to price hikes for November, but they too are resisting any… Mon, 07 Nov 2016

Europe top stories: weekly summary

LONDON (ICIS)–Here are some of the top stories from ICIS Europe for the week ended 30 October. Swiss Clariant prioritises US, Asia expansions over… Mon, 31 Oct 2016

K Fair ’16: LDPE sellers expected to prefer Asia to Europe as prices slip

LONDON (ICIS)–Linear low density polyethylene C4 (butene based) sellers are expected to prefer Asia as a destination rather than Europe, players… Mon, 24 Oct 2016

Europe top stories: weekly summary

LONDON (ICIS)–Here are some of the top stories from ICIS Europe for the week ended 23 October. Yara share price rallies as Q3 results beat analyst… Mon, 24 Oct 2016

US PP expected to roll in Oct, drop in Nov – buyer

DUSSELDORF, Germany (ICIS)–A US polypropylene (PP) buyer said on Friday that October monthly contracts will probably stay unchanged but that… Fri, 21 Oct 2016

Your access to exclusive ICIS Market Insights on the plastics and rubber markets

Following the success of the K Trade Fair in Dusseldorf, ICIS market experts have compiled exclusive market insights into the key plastics and rubber markets. We would like to give you an opportunity to download this valuable information and gain an in-depth understanding of:

  • The outlook for key European plastics markets such as PP, ABS, PE, PVC, PET and EPS
  • Why producers need to worry about growth as well as cost competitiveness
  • The reasons behind the fall in confidence of end-use markets
  • The background behind the slowing substitution away from styrenics
  • The death of diesel and plastic growth
  • Global HDPE and PP supply and demand for 2016-2017

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ICIS K Trade Fair webinars: EU polymer market outlook, Brexit impacts and issues facing UK chemical producers

As polymer players globally prepare to visit Dusseldorf for the K Trade Fair 2016 next week, hear what our experts at ICIS have to say about the market, the potential effects of Brexit, and possible regulatory changes.

EU Polymer Markets – overview and outlook Linda Naylor, Senior Editor


The Brexit vote and its potential implications Nigel Davis, Insight Editor


And the regulatory challenges Brexit poses Will Beacham, Deputy Editor, ICIS Chemical Business

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ICIS K trade fair podcasts

ICIS Asia-Pacific Polyethylene PEPP Talk




ICIS PE Asia-Pacific Markets Editor Felita Widjaja discusses what factors have driven prices in the Asia-Pacific PE market lately, and ahead of the K Fair in Germany on 19-26 October, looks at what may drive the PE market in the region.

ICIS Asia-Pacific Polypropylene PEPP Talk

Asia Pacific PP Markets Editor Johanna Truong looks at what has been driving the PP market in Asia-Pacific recently, and what factors may impact the market going forward. Interviewed by Matt Tudball

ICIS Middle East PEPP Talk

ICIS Middle East PEPP Talk

Veena Pathare, Senior Editor Middle East & South Asia, discusses what has been driving prices in the region and looks ahead to what may impact the Middle Eastern & South Asian markets going forward.

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