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EU chems aim to engage on recycling, but true circular economy still far off

LONDON (ICIS)--EU petrochemical sources have embraced the drive for more recycling but figureheads like the European chemical regulator’s executive... Wed, 17 Jan 2018

Western petchem progress slow in Iran despite promise, US casts a shadow

LONDON (ICIS)--Progress by western businesses into Iran has been slow despite the promise the resource-rich country offers for petrochemicals... Wed, 17 Jan 2018

Sri Lankan government to open Swiss Challenge on LNG terminal

South Korean gas and power company SK E&S has approached the government of Sri Lanka with a proposal to build the country’s first LNG import... Wed, 17 Jan 2018

$70 oil to speed up decisions to add new PE plants – analyst

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Rising oil prices will increase returns on new polyethylene (PE)  plants in the US, which will cause companies to spend less time in... Tue, 16 Jan 2018

Americas Chemical Industry Outlook for 2018

HOUSTON (ICIS)--The following OUTLOOK '18 stories were published by ICIS news between Thursday 21 December 2017 and Tuesday 9 January 2018. Please... Mon, 15 Jan 2018

Europe top stories: weekly summary

LONDON (ICIS)--Here are some of the top stories from ICIS Europe for the week ended 12 January. Stronger Asian market pushes Europe styrene spot... Mon, 15 Jan 2018