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Polymer demand returning to growth

Posted on 14 July 2015

A new report from industry consultants Applied Market Information (AMI) has found that polymer demand is slowly returning to growth, after nearly three years of fairly flat market conditions.

In AMI’s 2015 European Plastics Industry Report just published, European polymer markets are forecast to grow by 1.3% this year, building on a recovery of less than 1% for 2014. However, even this modest gain is under risk from the region’s tight supply for many materials and rapidly rising prices.

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