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Acetyls Markets Experience Bumpy Recovery as COVID-19 Crisis Limits Economic Activity

The global acetyl market has seen its share of ups and downs in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and there is still a lot of concern about demand...

Close-up of hand sanitizer that uses glycerol as its main ingredient.

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Has Glycerol Passed Its Peak?

The global economy came to a virtual standstill in the first half of 2020 as countries introduced lockdown measures in a bid to control the Covid-19...

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Acetyls Markets Cautiously Waiting for Signs of Global Economic Recovery

The global acetyls industry has remained mostly steady in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, but most producers and consumers expect challenging...

Close-up of polyamide material.

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Polyamide Markets Feeling Pressure as Covid-19 Pandemic Flattens Demand

The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to shape the polyamide 6 and polyamide 66 markets in all regions from the standpoint of...

Someone pouring epoxy resin out of a jar.

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Epoxy Resins – A Market Full of Shocks and Surprises

March business in the US and Europe took everyone by surprise by remaining in rude health despite the global economic shock caused by Covid-19. It...

Crude oil refinery.

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Maleic Markets Reel as Feedstocks Prices Drop and Demand Falters

As crude oil and all related markets fell with shocking speed in response to deepening fears over the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the maleic...

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A New Decade of Optimistic Opportunities for the Renewable Chemicals Industry

The bio-based chemicals industry marks the end of a decade with a roller coaster ride. Only very few start-up companies were able to trudge through...