According to the trade body Petrochemicals Europe, an amazing 95% of manufactured goods are dependent upon the use of petrochemicals, of which plastics and polymers are a significant part. Whilst [...]
Whilst the moderate recovery in Crude Oil price has so far provided support for the requests of polyolefin and polystyrene producers to increase prices and in many cases ‘recover eroded margins’, [...]
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Big reductions in the April C2 and C3 settlements. Not yet clear how much will be passed on to polymer pricing. Exchange rates may also affect the scale of reduction in the UK market. More info to follow in April PKH.
If your business operates in the packaging sector, our very own Joe Putt (Technical Specialist) gives us his take on the new plastic packaging tax announced by The Government. –>https://www.plastribution.co.uk/the-plastic-packaging-tax-an-insight-by-joe-putt/