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Two graphics from Tecnon OrbiChem's chemicals business intelligence platform that show polyamide capcities and trade flows worldwide.

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Polyamide Plastics: Opportunity and Trade Options in 2024

The world has changed a great deal since ladies’ stockings introduced the new engineered thermoplastic Nylon at the New York World's Fair in 1939....

A South Korean flag waves in the wind in the background of China's ensign.

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Chemicals Sector South Korea: Adapt or Dwindle Approach

South Korean petrochemical firms are adapting their business portfolios to combat oversupplied markets amidst a bearish demand for products.

Chemical manufacturing plant supplying chemical commodities for global trade.

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East European Trade Dive May Trigger Supply Boon to the Western World

As Ukraine continues to defend its sovereignty against the Russian invasion, a plethora of trade dynamics will emerge and trickle through global...

Chart indicating China's caprolactam market.

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China’s Caprolactam, Adiponitrile Markets Face Opposing Forces

The outlook for polyamide market demand, the stop-and-start nature of economic recovery during the COVID pandemic, and key feedstock materials – both...