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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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.

Iran rial slump unlikely to boost petrochemical exports

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Iran’s petrochemical exports may not get a major boost from the recent plunge of the rial - triggered by speculations of further... Tue, 17 Apr 2018

AFPM proposes octane standard to replace US ethanol mandate

HOUSTON (ICIS)--The head of the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) proposed on Friday that the US should consider moving away from an... Fri, 13 Apr 2018

Risk to US PE exports escalates

The risk of a US-China trade war has risen even further with President Trump’s announcement of plans for a further $100bn of tariffs against Chinese... Thu, 12 Apr 2018

Market outlook: How mega-deals miss their targets

Thomas Filke/imageBROKER/REX/Shutterstock Pricing is a powerful tool to boost profitability The chemicals industry has recently seen a boom in... Thu, 12 Apr 2018

China to reduce auto import tariffs; open up economy further

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China plans to reduce import tariffs on automobiles and other products this year, in line with the country’s aim to further open up... Tue, 10 Apr 2018

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Iran rial slump unlikely to boost petrochemical exports

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Iran’s petrochemical exports may not get a major boost from the recent plunge of the rial - triggered by speculations of further... Tue, 17 Apr 2018

US ACC backs Trump's interest to rejoin Trans-Pacific Partnership

HOUSTON (ICIS)--The American Chemistry Council (ACC) on Friday welcomed comments from US President Donald Trump suggesting the US may rejoin the... Fri, 13 Apr 2018

AFPM proposes octane standard to replace US ethanol mandate

HOUSTON (ICIS)--The head of the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) proposed on Friday that the US should consider moving away from an... Fri, 13 Apr 2018

A full US switch to E15 would require 2.5bn corn bushels – analyst

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Were the US to fully replace gasoline blends of 10% ethanol (E10) with 15% ethanol (E15), the country would require an extra 2.5bn... Fri, 13 Apr 2018

News in brief

AMERICAS DOW TO CEASE US GLYCOL ETHER EXPORTS TO CHINA Dow is planning to stop exports of glycol ethers from US to China after being saddled with... Thu, 12 Apr 2018



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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