Ukraine will create a new ministry – on waste

In Ukraine, they want to create a ministry responsible for waste issues. The legislative initiative has already been submitted to the Verkhovna Rada. Inform-UA tells about how the garbage disposal process will take place. Bill No. 2207, “Draft Law on the Management of Household and Other Wastes,” was submitted to the Ukrainian parliament. The date […]

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Low Prime Prices Knock Out Secondary Markets

Processors seeking new markets because of restrictions on imports from Asia are holding back a fall in Virgin Plastics. Posted by Surendra Borad Patavari of Gemini Corp The European plastics scrap market in August remained largely unchanged with overall stability at all prices. Demand from foreign processors was limited due to growing restrictions on the […]

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European PP rose in October for the markets of the CIS countries by EUR10-30 per ton

The October contract price of propylene in Europe was agreed at EUR10 per tonne higher than a month earlier. Against this background, all European manufacturers announced an increase in the export prices of polypropylene (PP) for supplies to the markets of the CIS countries in September, according to the Price Review ICIS-MRС. Negotiations regarding the […]

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Trinseo lacks raw materials in PS production in Belgium

Trinseo (formerly Styron), a major European producer of polystyrene (PS), has reduced production utilization at a polystyrene plant at its Tessenderlo site (Tessenderlo, Belgium) due to a shortage of styrene raw materials, Polymerupdate reports. According to market sources, this production with a capacity of 265 thousand tons of PS per year began to experience a […]

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