GC Intelligence

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Styrene spot surge raises expectations for March contract to increase by €200/MT.

Trade disruptions persist, with fears of pirate attacks exacerbating the situation.

SAN prices increase in February to offset import competitiveness gains.

MARKET INSIGHTS
prices

Styrene: Feb-24 +€190/MT

Propylene: Feb-24 +€15/MT

price increases

EU SAN IMPORT RESILIENCE IN 2023

EU SAN import resilience amid weak demand in 2023 versus 2022. Despite facing a year of tepid demand in the…
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STYRENICS PRICES POISED FOR SURGE IN MARCH 2024

Styrenics prices poised for a surge. The raw materials market for styrenics is on the cusp of another significant price…
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EU CONSTRUCTION GROWTH CONTINUES IN DECEMBER 2023

EU construction growth continues. Eurostat reports a 0.8% rise in euro area construction production and a 1.3% increase in the…
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EU CAR SALES JUMP 12.1% IN JANUARY 2024

EU car sales jump 12.1% in January 2024, according to the latest data from The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA)….
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European PA6 and PA66 Markets in February 2024: Responding to Import Disruptions

European PA6 and PA66 markets: The PA6 (Polyamide 6) and PA66 (Polyamide 66) markets in Europe are experiencing a notable…
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SAN PRICES SET TO CLIMB SHARPLY IN FEBRUARY 2024

SAN prices set to climb sharply. The Styrene Acrylonitrile (SAN) market is bracing for a price hike across Europe as…
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MMA SPOT PRICES REACH NEW HIGHS IN FEBRUARY 2024

MMA spot prices reach new highs in February 2024, according to recent market analysis by GC Intelligence. The shortages continue,…
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INDUSTRIAL OUTPUT GROWS IN DECEMBER 2023

Industrial output grows in December. Industrial output experienced a significant rise of 2.6% in both the eurozone and the European…
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EU GDP STABLE WHILE JOBS GROW

EU GDP stable while jobs see grow. In the final quarter of 2023, the gross domestic product (GDP) showed no…
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GERMAN CONSTRUCTION SENTIMENT PLUMMETS

German construction sentiment plummets. The ifo Institute reports a historic low in German residential construction sentiment. The business climate index…
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