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09.10.2018

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Ocean Plastic Waste Causes Increasing Industry Uncertainty

The growing global plastics sustainability movement is one of the biggest potential disruptors for the plastics industry and is putting future plastics resin demand and billions of dollars of industry investments at risk, IHS Markit says.

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21.05.2018

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PEPP Conference 2018 to Address Sustainability for Future of Plastics Industry

Scheduled to be held from June 26-28, in Dusseldorf, Germany, the show will focus on the sustainability challenge and also conduct various sessions on managing increased demand and environmental regulations.

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20.04.2018

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Possible Implications of Tariffs Imposed by China and the US for the Chemicals Market

IHS Markit has analyzed the potential implications of the Chinese tariffs on the US and global petrochemical and plastics industries. Escalations in the trade dispute between China and the US have driven both countries to respond with tariffs that could derail a global economic b...

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09.09.2014

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Run on Ammonia: Shale Gas Drives Fertilizer Projects in the US

Ammonia is in demand: The boom of biofuels, emerging economies, a growing population and dietary improvements in many regions drive the demand for this raw material. With this perspective and the abundance of cheap shale gas, fertilizer Projects boom in the US a new study says.

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27.08.2014

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Bye–Bye Crude? Natural Gas Succeeds Oil as Premier Petro–Feedstock

For more than half a century, basic chemicals and polymers were largely crude based. Were. For know, natural gas liquids, driven by cheap US shale gas, replace oil as the feedstock for petrochemicals in North America. As steam cracker feedslates trend lighter, propylene productio...

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