Highlights from The China Polymer Trade Report, covering imports and exports of virgin commodity polymers, imports of scrap and waste polymers, and exports of fabricated plastic products can be viewed by clicking on the link below.
Subscribers to ITP’s monthly newsletters can now review the most current trade statistics available in a new and useful format that makes it easy to see trends in import or export volumes, and to compare average prices versus prior periods. Continue reading
Because of the importance of PMMA in numerous end use applications, ITP has launched a new publication that provides comprehensive monthly coverage of PMMA polymer and sheet trade flows between countries and regions. The publication is based on detailed trade statistics from over 50 countries and captures nearly all of the world’s trade. Continue reading
ITP’s Ethylene Equivalents World Trade Matrix and its accompanying Ethylene Equivalents Summary by Region show the total volume of ethylene traded globally in the form of ethylene-containing derivatives and as ethylene monomer. The Matrix is developed to subscriber specifications from the import and export statistics in ITP’s database. Continue reading
ITP’s product databases organize, store and make retrieval of trade data a snap. With minimum familiarity, users easily access trade data from a simple and straightforward columns and rows format to reveal key trading relationships. Continue reading
A World Trade Matrix is an import/export grid that permits you to see the trade exchanges of virtually every country for a specific product and period. Continue reading
Bob and Jean:
I read your article on China polymers trade in the May 21-27 issue of ICIS Chemical Business and, as I have always known, both of you do excellent analysis that leads to great business insight. Continue reading
To address the growing importance of Africa in global trade flows, ITP will be adding statistics for Kenya, Senegal, Tanzania and Zambia to its Newsletters and Annual Reviews. Coverage for the region currently includes statistics for South Africa, Nigeria and Egypt.
This article on China’s commodity polymer trade flows was published today in ICIS Chemical Business: http://www.icis.com/Articles/2012/05/21/9561012/trade-flows-reveal-china-polymers-picture.html
The data in the article is entirely from ITP’s China Polymer Trade Report. The article was co-authored by Jean J Sudol, president of International Trader Publications and Robert Bauman of Polymer Consulting International.
ITP’s World Trade Annual Reviews of 2011 are detailed analyses of trade between countries and regions in 2011. The Reviews are based on import/export statistics from 60 countries, representing nearly all of the world’s trade volume. Continue reading