China polyester to drive MEG, but oversupply fears
...Robust demand from polyester production in China is expected to drive the Asian monoethylene glycol ...
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Styrene - Europe
15 March '18
USES Styrene’s main outlets are polystyrene (PS) and expandable polystyrene (EPS), which together account for about two-thirds of global consumption. Other major uses are in styrenebutadiene rubber...
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March 17, 2017
By James Ray Stephanie Kirby
US polyolefins – opposite directions
...The US polyolefin market is in a unique position. There is an abundant supply of polyethylene (PE) with more coming on line every year, polypropylene (PP) is tight with demand growing 5.5% annually ...
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