The Czech petrochemicals industry is poised for a strong recovery from Q416, supported by improved
margins, relatively robust consumption growth and higher output. The resumption of activity at the
country's sole cracker unit coupled with advantageous crude supply dea ..."
BMI View: The Czech petrochemicals industry has been hit by the closure of Unipetrol's cracker in Litvínov due to fire
damage in August 2015. The plant is due to come back into full operational capacity in Q416, which will
ensure that basic chemical supply in 2016 wil ..."
Czech polymers production appears to be unaffected by the shutdown of Unipetrol's cracker in August
2015 due to a fire, which will keep it out of operation until July 2016. The growth in margins on polyolefins
at Unipetrol is an indication that the Czech Republic's ma ..."
BMI View: The Czech Republic's petrochemicals market is set for strong growth in 2016 as a result of strong growth in
the export-oriented automotive sector, but the shutdown of Unipetrol's cracker until July 2016, due to a fire
in August, is likely to undermine the pe ..."
The Czech petrochemicals industry saw a surge in growth in Q215, following a lacklustre Q115, amid
strong growth in export-led manufacturing. This puts the industry in a strong position for capacity
expansion and diversification.
Czech chemicals output growth av ..."
The Czech Republic's petrochemicals industry will will remain a key driver of domestic demand for
polymers. Although output slowed in Q115, sales were on an upward trend as a result of improved external
competitiveness and BMI expects stronger performance in the rest ..."
Powder coatings are a type of solvent-free coating products that are used to provide a dry finishing process. They are known for their high-quality and durable finish. These coatings emit few volatile organic compounds and are, hence, eco-friendly compared to solvent-borne coatin ..."
Strong growth in Czech chemicals, plastics and rubber output has been accompanied by falling feedstock
costs, leading to hope that the country's petrochemicals industry will enjoy stronger profitability in 2015,
according to BMI's latest Czech Republic Petrochemicals Report.
The Czech petrochemicals industry enjoyed strong growth in 2014. Even though strong is expected to
continue in 2015, it is set to decelerate. This is due to reduced demand from the eurozone and,
consequently, a slowdown in exports, which affects industrial growth.
The transiti ..."
The Czech petrochemicals industry is on course for solid growth in 2014 and beyond in line with growth in
key domestic plastic and chemicals converters, which primarily serve export markets. However, BMI's
latest Czech Republic Petrochemicals Report warns that recover ..."