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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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.

Global economic outlook out of sync

Headwinds are starting to throw the global economic upswing out of sync. After a meaningful uplift this year in US and European economies, especially... Thu, 11 Oct 2018

INSIGHT: Synchronised global economic upswing coming apart

NEW YORK (ICIS)--Headwinds are starting to throw the global economic upswing out of sync. After a meaningful uplift this year in US and European... Tue, 09 Oct 2018

First trade war casualties in chemicals and beyond

With $250bn in US trade tariffs now in place and $110bn from China, we are starting to see some early casualties in this trade war. Owners of US... Thu, 27 Sep 2018

Austria’s Lenzing halts Alabama fibres expansion on trade war fears, cost escalation

LONDON (ICIS)--Lenzing has temporarily mothballed a project to expand lyocell fibres capacity at its Mobile, Alabama, site, on expectations of higher... Thu, 27 Sep 2018

LyondellBasell CEO Patel tackles trade, M&A and circular economy

After a period of restructuring and optimising existing operations, LyondellBasell has sought the capability to juggle multiple balls. It has gotten... Thu, 20 Sep 2018

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Market intelligence: Multiple challenges for Europe chemicals in 2018

European petrochemicals face several challenges amid an increasingly uncertain geopolitical outlook but the real, long-term test for the industry... Thu, 11 Oct 2018

News in brief

AMERICAS Covestro to build €1.5bn flagship US MDI plant Germany-based Covestro wil invest €1.5bn in a new world-scale methyl di-p-phenylene... Thu, 11 Oct 2018

Global economic outlook out of sync

Headwinds are starting to throw the global economic upswing out of sync. After a meaningful uplift this year in US and European economies, especially... Thu, 11 Oct 2018

Austria’s Lenzing halts Alabama fibres expansion on trade war fears, cost escalation

LONDON (ICIS)--Lenzing has temporarily mothballed a project to expand lyocell fibres capacity at its Mobile, Alabama, site, on expectations of higher... Thu, 27 Sep 2018

Market intelligence: US-China trade war colours PE trade flows

In an interview with ICIS in New York on 13 September, LyondellBasell CEO Bob Patel offered a measured analysis of the impact of the US/China trade... Thu, 20 Sep 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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Donald Trump: Three Scenarios For The Chemicals Industry

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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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