Lower imports from the Middle East of LLDPE and HDPE, higher volumes of LDPE, and increased imports of all three polymers from Asia-Pacific were evident in the region through May 2013. Continue reading
Reduced imports of LLDPE and HDPE from the Middle East and higher volumes of these polymers, and also LDPE from Asia-Pacific were features of Western Europe’s trade May 2013 year to date. Continue reading
Russia imported high volumes of uncompounded PVC through most of the first half of 2013, excluding the harsh winter months of January and February. Continue reading
Startup of new capacity in Singapore has resulted in much lower PE imports from Saudi Arabia.
US exports through June 2013 of LDPE, LLDPE and HDPE each were up 8% to 12% versus the prior year. Continue reading