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.

US polyurethanes firms stick with new blowing agents despite court ruling

Companies are continuing to use fourth-generation blowing agents in their polyurethane (PU) formulations, despite a recent US court decision that is... Wed, 11 Oct 2017

Poland’s Ciech starts imports, sales of Iranian polyolefins

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Middle East PVC seen steady into Q4 amid lukewarm demand

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) prices in the Middle East may remain stable heading into the fourth quarter in spite of disruptions to US... Wed, 30 Aug 2017

ICIS magazine publishes special white papers, infographics issue

We are proud to present a special bonus issue of ICIS Chemical Business containing a selection of new and updated ICIS white papers and infographics.... Mon, 28 Aug 2017

Special Issue: Introduction to the bonus issue on White Papers

We are proud to present this special bonus issue of ICIS Chemical Business containing a selection of new and updated ICIS white papers and... Thu, 24 Aug 2017

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Market intelligence: Election uncertainty could hit Mexico economic growth

In Mexico, much of the recent growth in the economy was due to domestic consumption, leaving it vulnerable to the fallout of a likely contentious... Thu, 19 Oct 2017

INSIGHT: Argentina GDP may have longest span of growth since '11

By Al Greenwood HOUSTON (ICIS)--Argentina's economy has emerged from its recession and could post its largest span of growth since 2011. After... Thu, 19 Oct 2017

Russia-Ukraine conflict could affect sun oil prices

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INSIGHT: Uncertainty about Mexican elections may slow growth

By Al Greenwood HOUSTON (ICIS)--In Mexico, much of the recent growth in the economy was due to domestic consumption, leaving it vulnerable to the... Fri, 13 Oct 2017

US polyurethanes firms stick with new blowing agents despite court ruling

Companies are continuing to use fourth-generation blowing agents in their polyurethane (PU) formulations, despite a recent US court decision that is... Wed, 11 Oct 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.

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