Jordan is a significant importer of polyethylene, polypropylene, general purpose polystyrene, PVC and PET. Continue reading
Morocco imports significant volumes of polyethylene, polypropylene, propylene copolymers, polystyrene, PVC and PET. Continue reading
Ivory Coast imports significant volumes of L/LLDPE, HDPE, polypropylene and PVC.
Ghana imports significant volumes of polyethylene, polypropylene and PVC.
The volume of propylene monomer traded globally through August 2014 was down 2% from the prior year. The decline reflected, among other factors, reduced trade within Western Europe, further declines on exports from the Middle East to Asia-Pacific, and a sharp drop in North America’s exports to Latin America. Continue reading
RusVinyl’s 330,000 ton per year plant, a joint venture between SolVin and Sibur, started up in September 2014. According to the company, production is not intended for the export market but as a replacement for imports. Continue reading
The volume of isopropanol traded globally was down 6% through August 2014, based on available data. This compared with a 6% increase at the end of 2013. Continue reading
We have expanded our country coverage to include Iran, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Jordan, Morocco and Qatar.
Iran shipped much higher volumes of HDPE, LDPE and polypropylene through August 2014 versus the prior year. Continue reading
Iran is among the world’s top exporters of ethylene glycol, methanol, para-xylene, LDPE, HDPE, polypropylene and styrene. Continue reading