How will Trump’s policies impact
chemical markets?


 

The election of Donald Trump as US President - Image: Photographer ddp USA/REX/ShutterstockThe election of Donald Trump as president of the world’s largest economy has major implications for global trade. ICIS will provide up-to-date coverage including news, insight and analysis on how Donald Trump's presidency will impact chemical markets across the world.

TPP and NAFTA
The new president followed through with his campaign hard line, withdrawing the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal during his first week in office. Trump also vows to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Clashes on trade with Mexico, China, South Korea and Japan – countries with large trade surpluses with the US – are all more likely.

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Market Insight: Global chemical trade under threat - US election redraws the map

This latest ICIS Insight piece by Joseph Chang takes a closer look at how the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the world’s largest economy will have profound implications for global trade and the chemical industry.

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ICIS has unlocked the following news stories to keep you up-to-date with the news surrounding the US presidential election result and the potential impacts on the petrochemical markets.

The calm before the storm of a record year for chemical M&A

...or has reversed many of his stances on foreign policy, the populist movement in Europe has lost momentum with the results of the French presidential election,... Thu, 18 May 2017

China's Belt and Road boost

...countries (G7) Italian prime minister Paolo Gentiloni, was in Beijing for Xi’s summit. Most western leaders were absent, including Donald Trump, UK Prime... Thu, 18 May 2017

Borealis aims to dodge oversupply with US PE project

...disruptions to those exports as a result of changes in trade policies under the new US administration led by Donald Trump, Tonkens said it remains to be... Wed, 10 May 2017

LyondellBasell, Dow see strong PE/ethylene cycle

...it down quite a lot,” said Liveris, who is also head of the American Manufacturing Council in the US Trump administration. Liveris also noted that the... Tue, 02 May 2017

Borealis’ US Gulf Coast PE plant start up date to help dodge oversupply - CFO

...a result of changes in trade policies under the new US administration led by Donald Trump, Tonkens said it remains to be seen if the President’s “big... Fri, 05 May 2017

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US Q1 GDP growth revised to 1.2%, from 0.7%

...with the slow first-quarter growth it is doubtful that the administration under President Donald Trump will reach its target of raising US GDP growth... Fri, 26 May 2017

Mexico’s Q1 GDP rises 0.7% amid service sector, ag uptick

...growth of 0.6 % . The preliminary data showed the economy growing at an annual rate of 2. 7%   for the quarter.  The election of Donald Trump last year... Mon, 22 May 2017

INSIGHT: Belt and Road boost

...G7) Italian prime minister Paolo Gentiloni, was in Beijing for Xi’s summit. Most western leaders were absent, including Donald Trump, UK Prime Minister... Fri, 19 May 2017

The calm before the storm of a record year for chemical M&A

...or has reversed many of his stances on foreign policy, the populist movement in Europe has lost momentum with the results of the French presidential election,... Thu, 18 May 2017

China's Belt and Road boost

...countries (G7) Italian prime minister Paolo Gentiloni, was in Beijing for Xi’s summit. Most western leaders were absent, including Donald Trump, UK Prime... Thu, 18 May 2017



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Market Insight: Trump’s Trade Policies Threaten US Chems

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With Donald Trump wanting to withdraw from the TPP and demanding renegotiation with the members of NAFTA, there could be significant implications for US petrochemicals.

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Market Insight: Global chemical trade under threat - US election redraws the map

This latest ICIS Insight piece by Joseph Chang takes a closer look at how the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the world’s largest economy will have profound implications for global trade and the chemical industry.

Read the latest market insight