The volume of propylene glycol traded globally showed a 1% rise through August 2016, to over 600,000 tons, based on earliest available data.
Africa, in addition to Latin America, is an increasingly important market for polyethylene exporters, particularly those in the Middle East, as demand in Europe and Asia eases. Continue reading
Ivory Coast imports significant volumes of L/LLDPE, HDPE, polypropylene and PVC.
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
Much higher imports into and also exports from the United States, increased imports into Western Europe from Eastern Europe and Africa, and continued declines on imports into China were prominent trends in the world’s trade in acetone through July 2014. Continue reading