How will Trump’s policies impact
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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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Free ICIS news articles

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.

Regulatory reform to offer opportunities for US ethanol – RFA

...speech, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president and CEO Bob Dinneen said that Trump had shown “unwavering” support for the ethanol industry and... Tue, 21 Feb 2017

BLOG: Global supply chains at risk as trade war threat rises

...Economy by Paul Hodges, which  suggests trade wars are beginning as Brexit, Trump’s policies start to impact. Editor’s note: This blog post is an... Mon, 20 Feb 2017

Swiss Clariant may acquire in US at ‘interesting, fair’ prices - CEO

...winds coming from the US’ newly elected President Donald Trump. “We cannot define our objectives and strategies depending on the personality of the... Thu, 16 Feb 2017

US import tax ‘wrong course’ in transatlantic trade - Germany’s VCI

...out of a total of €183bn. Immediately after the US presidential election which elected Donald Trump, Germany’s chemical trade group said it was concerned... Tue, 14 Feb 2017

INSIGHT: US steel production begins upturn

...emblem of US industrial might during two world wars, a backbone of the US auto industry and the subject of keen debate during the recent presidential election.... Fri, 10 Feb 2017

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Brexit may still be reversed but UK not a worry for Covestro - CEO

...bells among businesses in the US after the election of President Donald Trump, who campaigned on a protectionist platform, promising to put an end to the... Thu, 23 Feb 2017

US Univar would see minor impact from ‘border tax’ - CFO

...HOUSTON (ICIS)--Univar would see only a minor impact from the "border tax" US President Donald Trump may introduce on imports, the chief financial officer... Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Germany business climate improves in February

...was especially important, given ongoing uncertainties about the course of US policies under President Donald Trump, they added. The increase in the widely-followed... Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Trump pledges support for US ethanol industry

...Trump pledges support for US ethanol industry. Christie Moffat. SAN DIEGO, California (ICIS)--President Donald Trump expressed his support for US ethanol... Tue, 21 Feb 2017

US-China trade can rise to one thousand billion dollars despite Trump

...has the potential to increase from $600bn to one thousand billion dollars with oil and gas contributing a major portion despite US President Donald Trump... Tue, 21 Feb 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