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  • TRINSEO PAUSES THE SALE OF STYRENICS BUSENESS
    Trinseo pauses the sale of its styrenics business on the back of uncertainty preventing it “to obtain full value for the business”. The company blamed the war in Ukraine, the…
  • PS PRICES POSTED TRIPLE DIGIT INCREASES
    PS prices posted triple digit increases in July versus June in Europe after a surprise hike in raw materials costs. With the price of benzene increasing €386/mt, the styrene monomer…
  • EU CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REACHES RECORD LOW
    EU consumer confidence reaches the lowest ever recorded level in July, according to the latest data from the European Commission. The new numbers show a decrease of 3 percentage points…
  • PA66 GF PRICES DECREASED SUBSTANTIALLY IN JULY
    PA66 GF prices decreased substantially in July versus June in Europe due to better supply and decreasing demand. As costs have continued to climb, producers sacrificed margins to maintain sales.…

MONTHLY MARKET UPDATES
Car engine

Nylon 6/66 (PA6/66)

Demand was still getting weaker in many markets in June because of, but not limited to… [read]

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)

Supply increased considerably in June due to lower demand but also because…[read]

Lego
Polycarbonate roof

Polycarbonate (PC)

Polycarbonate (PC) supply improved further in June in Europe due to lower demand…[read]

Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA)

The price forecasts in June were revised up on all grades, reflecting the latest development in…[read]

PMMA
refrigerator tray

Polystyrene (PS)

Demand decreased considerably from May to June in some markets on the back of ongoing  disruptions…[read]

Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT)

Supply in April improved due to lower demand in some markets and an ease in production issues….[read]

SAN

Styrene Acrylonitrile (SAN)

Availability has gradually been increasing and the market has become oversupplied in May…[read]

Polyoxymethylene (POM)

Demand in April remained strong in Europe even if some markets were under pressure…[read]

POM Plastic
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