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 ..."
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 ..."
The positive effects brought about by external and domestic growth could be outweighed by the reduction
in refining capacity, which risks limiting local feedstock availability, warns BMI's latest Czech Republic
Petrochemicals Report. There is the potential for increased relianc ..."
The Czech petrochemicals industry is set for a recovery in 2014 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 recovery is tenuous and de ..."