IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Basic Chemicals & Plastics

Logistics Worsen Ethylene Pinch

1:41 PM MDT | February 21, 2007 | Gregory Dl Morris

Tight freight supply and logistical difficulties have strained already tight ethylene supply in Europe, market players say. The pinch has affected buyers, traders, and even producers, who say they have been frustrated by attempts to supplement supply with imports. The export terminal in the U.S. is “booked solid through March,” and imports from Latin America are also near their logistical limits, one European producer says. Recent severe storms in Europe disrupted normal trade patterns, and added a logistical challenge, sources say. There has been a...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa