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Prominent Trends in Western Europe’s Polyethylene Trade Through April 2020 Point to Slower Demand

A slowdown in intra-regional trade and generally lower imports from other regions, with one key exception, were prominent trends in Western Europe’s PE trade, based on the most current data available.

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Polyethylene – Major Trade Trends in 2014

ITP’s analysis of global trade indicates a 3% increase in the volume of LDPE traded in 2014 versus 2013, to 12.1 million tons, a 1% decline in the volume of LLDPE traded, to 9.6 million tons, and, a 1% gain in the volume of HDPE traded, to 18.6 million tons. Trends in global trade volume generally indicate trends in global demand.  Continue reading