Global chemical supply and demand threatened by Middle East escalation

Military action leading to closure of the Strait of Hormuz between Iran and Saudi Arabia could seriously disrupt global trade in chemicals and oil products, with a knock-on effect for the world’s already fragile manufacturing economy Read more

10 Jan 2020 13:34 Guest Blog

Compiled by senior staff at market intelligence firm for the petrochemicals industry, ICIS, the level of activity currently being undertaken by Saudi Aramco was one of the reasons its CEO came top of the ‘Top 40 Power Players’ list. Read more


The ICIS report found the PET bottle collection rate in Western Europe has risen from 58 per cent in 2016 to 63 per cent in 2018, and is projected to reach 65 per cent in 2019, but is not on course to reach 2029 targets Read more

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