Burridge, Elaine
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/7/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 65, p37
Trade Publication
The article presents a profile of the demand/supply growth, pricing and market performance of polystyrene (PS). Demand in the first quarter of 2007 has been robust due to the building/ insulation sector, which is consuming high volumes of extruded PS. According to the author, global overcapacity will remain as the buildup continues, while substitution by polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) remains a threat.


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