Brazilian Association of Polymers asks to abolish duties on PVC due to the interruption of production of Brasquem

The Brazilian Polymer Association Abiplast has asked the government to cancel anti-dumping duties on imported polyvinyl chloride (PVC) due to a shortage of raw materials, according to ICIS. The problem of raw materials is related to stopping the production of chlor-alkali capacities of the local manufacturer Braskem, products from which are supplied for the production […]

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Ministr ekologii zayavil o nepravil’nom raspredelenii sredstv ot ekologicheskogo naloga Semerak zayavil, chto eti den’gi ispol’zuyutsya neeffektivno i nuzhdayutsya v pereschete. Mekhanizm raspredeleniya, deystvuyushchego ekonaloga trebuyet peresmotra, tak kak on ne ustremlyayetsya neposredstvenno na ekologicheskiye tseli, ob etom zayavili uchastniki global’nogo ekonomicheskogo foruma pri podderzhke OON, kotoryy sostoyalsya v Kiyeve, soobshchayet “5 kanal”. Tak, po slovam ministra okruzhayushchey sredy Ostapa Semeraka, bol’shaya chast’ sredstv ekologicheskogo naloga idet ne na ekologiyu, a na drugiye tseli. “Segodnya v Ukraine 45 protsentov sredstv, kotoryye uplachivayutsya ot ekologicheskogo naloga, idut v obshchiy fond byudzheta. A dal’she te lyudi, kotoryye prinimayut resheniye o tom, kak delitsya obshchiy fond byudzheta, napravlyayut eti sredstva na obrazovaniye, na okhranu zdorov’ya, na okruzhayushchuyu sredu, na stroitel’stvo dorog. Eto nepravil’no”, – zayavil Semerak. Kak soobshchalos’ raneye, v Verkhovnoy Rade uzhe zaregistrirovany novyye zakonodatel’nyye initsiativy, kotoryye pozitivno otsenivayet biznes. Tak po slovam nachal’nika upravleniya po okhrane okruzhayushchey sredy kompanii “Metinvest” Vladislava Varnavs’kogo reforma ekonaloga pozvolit sdelat’ ekologicheskiy nalog deystvitel’no effektivnym. “Zakonoproyekty dovol’no prostyye, i oni predlagayut ispol’zovat’ do 70 protsentov ekologicheskogo naloga na ekologicheskiye proyekty predpriyatiy. To yest’, predpriyatiye prinimayet resheniye o tom, chto ono budet realizovat’ proyekt, investiruyet sobstvennyye sredstva, i kogda proyekt zavershen, uzhe podpisany dokumenty o vvode v ekspluatatsiyu, predpriyatiye ostavlyayet v svoyem rasporyazhenii tu chast’ ekonaloga, kotoraya mozhet pokryt’ eti raskhody”, – zayavil Varnavskiy. Raneye, mezhdunarodnaya kompaniya “Arselormittal Krivoy Rog” zayavila, chto nesmotrya na to, chto platezhi po ekologicheskomu nalogu rastut, oni ne ispol’zuyutsya v Ukraine na prirodookhrannyye tseli. Pri etom bol’shaya chast’ sredstv postupayet v gosudarstvennyy byudzhet, a ne v mestnyy, i tratitsya na chto ugodno, no tol’ko ne na ekologiyu. Neobkhodimo izmenit’ mekhanizm raspredeleniya i ispol’zovaniya etikh sredstv, a takzhe stimulirovat’ predpriyatiya vkladyvat’ den’gi v uluchsheniye okruzhayushchey sredy, schitayet finansovyy direktor “Arselormittal Krivoy Rog” Sergey Plechiko. Istochnik Развернуть 2232/5000 The Minister of Ecology announced the wrong distribution of funds from the environmental tax

Semerak declared that this money is used inefficiently and need recalculation. The distribution mechanism, the current eco-tax, needs to be revised, since it does not direct directly to environmental goals, said participants in the global economic forum with the support of the UN, which was held in Kiev, reports Channel 5. So, according to the […]

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Found a new type of plastic that can be recycled

Plastic is a light but durable material, these are wonderful properties, as long as you need it. But since plastic contains various additives – dyes, flame retardants, only a small amount of its varieties can be recycled without compromising performance and aesthetic qualities. Even the most recyclable plastic, PET, polyethylene terephthalate, is recycled only by […]

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Kazanorgsintez resumes LDPE production

Kazanorgsintez (KOS, part of the TAIF group) has begun a sequential start-up of high-pressure polyethylene (LDPE) production after stopping for scheduled preventive maintenance, according to the ICIS-MRC Price Review. According to the information of the company’s customers, since May 5, consecutive work began on resuming production at the 3rd stage of the Kazanorgsintez LDPE. A […]

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Trinseo raised PS prices in Europe in May

Trinseo (formerly Styron), a major European manufacturer of polystyrene (PS), announced an increase in May prices for all brands of PS in Europe, the company said. The price increase came into force on May 1, 2019 and is consistent with the terms of current contracts. Thus, the May contractual and spot prices of the company […]

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