BMI View: The Polish petrochemicals industry is facing plenty of downside risk as a result of the potential
effects of a Brexit-induced slowdown in manufacturing exports. Already, petrochemicals margins are under
pressure and some polymer segments, notably polyethylen ..."
Polish polymer output growth diminished in Q116 alongside declining petrochemicals margins, amid
increased oil price volatility. However, the outlook for the rest of the year is positive, with exports set to
surge as Germany's economy picks up and Polish domestic dema ..."
Polish polymer output growth was in double figures in 2015 as the automotive industry rebounded and
exports improved. There is plenty of capacity available for similar rates of growth over the near term, but
with insufficient local hydrocarbon resources BMI doubts the ..."
The Polish petrochemicals industry is witnessing strong growth amid solid economic fundamentals that are
supporting local manufacturing. The background of growth is encouraging local producers to step up their
acquisitions as they seek to diversify their production ba ..."
The Polish petrochemicals industry is going from strength to strength with a strong trajectory in the context
of industrial growth. Polymer growth was in double digits as key market segments, such as the automotive
and construction industries, posted solid performance ..."
BMI View: Although Polish polymers output declined in the first two months of 2015, BMI's latest Poland
Petrochemicals Report remains upbeat about the industry's prospects for the rest of the year. The
automotive industry in particular will boost domestic consumption ..."
Growth of just 0.1% in overall plastics production marked a gloomy year for Polish petrochemicals
producers in 2014. Declines in major polymers and rubbers were only partly offset by a fall in naphtha
feedstock prices later in the year. However, BMI's Poland Petrochem ..."
BMI View: Although petrochemicals output fell in 2014, BMI's latest Poland Petrochemicals Report
predicts an improved performance in 2015 as end use industrial consumers - particularly in the automotive
and construction industries - see a more optimistic scenario on b ..."
The first quarter of the year saw some disappointing results for the Polish petrochemicals industry as
recovery appeared to stall. However, BMI's latest Poland Petrochemicals Report believes there is
considerable upside for growth as export-oriented industries witness ..."
Poland's polymers market is set to begin its recovery in 2014, but there are concerns that local producers
will not ultimately benefit unless they scale up capacities and reduce costs. BMI's latest Poland
Petrochemicals Report argues that plans for naphtha-based capac ..."