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Blog, Maria Fadeeva, December 22, 2016 289

The global trade in cyclic hydrocarbons fluctuated strongly over the period under review. A significant drop in 2009 was followed by a robust recovery over the next four years, until exports decreased again. Exports ended on a decline in 2015, amounting to 39,342 million USD.

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Blog, Maria Fadeeva, October 21, 2016 345

The global trade in acyclic hydrocarbons amounted to 18,818 million USD in 2015. That value fluctuated wildly over the period under review, falling by 32% in the last year, after standing stable from 2012-2014.

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Blog, Maria Fadeeva, October 20, 2016 292

The global trade in amine-function compounds amounted to 8,382 million USD in 2015. The value of trade fluctuated notably throughout the analyzed period, declining pronouncedly from 2014 to 2015.

 
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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, August 08, 2016 286

Total imports on the alcohol market in EU Member States have been steadily declining over the past two years, finally slipping to 7,715 million EUR in 2015. A sharp fall in 2009 was followed by rapid growth over the next three years, until the growth lost its momentum by 2013. The data on the EU trade with non-EU countries displayed that the EU remains a net importer of alcohol and its derivatives.

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Blog, Irina Andreeva, August 02, 2016 263

Total imports on the acyclic hydrocarbon market by EU Member States have declined steadily over the past four years, amounting to 8,303 million EUR in 2015. Data concerning EU trade with non-EU countries displayed that the EU remains a net importer of acyclic hydrocarbons. 

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Blog, Inara Tsenina, February 10, 2016 206

From 2007 to 2014, EU organo-sulphur compound production showed mixed dynamics, with the rates of 2014 standing at 1,131 thousand tonnes - exactly the same as in 2007. In value terms, EU organo-sulphur compound production was 3.0 billion EUR in 2014, which was 1.1 million EUR (37%) less than the peak level recorded in 2012, yet 712 million EUR above the figures of 2007.

 
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Blog, Alla Yakimova, February 10, 2016 210

From 2007 to 2014, EU oil production demonstrated mixed dynamics, finally rising from 5.0 million tonnes in 2007 to 6.7 million tonnes in 2014. It expanded with a CAGR of +4.2% over the period under review. In value terms, EU oil production reached 17.2 billion EUR in 2014, growing by +2.3% annually.

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Blog, Olga Minchina, February 09, 2016 164

From 2007 to 2014, EU oxygen-function amino-compound production showed mixed dynamics, ultimately rising from 768 thousand tonnes in 2007 to 785 thousand tonnes in 2014. It expanded with a CAGR of +0.3% over the period under review. In value terms, EU amino-compound production reached 2.95 billion EUR in 2014, growing by +6.3% annually.

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Blog, Alla Yakimova, January 12, 2016 254

From 2007 to 2014, EU production of saturated acyclic monocarboxylic acids showed a steady decrease, falling from 4,445 thousand tonnes in 2007 to 2,908 thousand tonnes in 2014. It dropped with a CAGR of -5.9% over the period under review. In value terms, EU acyclic acid production decreased to 3,178 million EUR in 2014, falling by -3.5% annually.

 
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Blog, Olga Minchina, December 17, 2015 218

Ethyl alcohol, also called ethanol or grain alcohol, is an essential industrial chemical that offers multiple applications in the industrial sectors of pharmaceuticals, alcoholic beverages, chemical feedstock, and automotives. Of all these sectors, the automotive segment has had the fastest growth in the usage of ethanol.

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Blog, Svetlana Sitkova, December 16, 2015 220

From 2007 to 2014, EU production of synthetic organic coloring matter and pigments showed mixed dynamics, eventually falling from 645 thousand tonnes in 2007 to 545 thousand tonnes in 2014. It dropped with a CAGR of -2.4% over the period under review. In value terms, EU coloring matter production decreased to 2,733 million EUR in 2014, falling by -0.3% annually.

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Blog, Olga Minchina, September 14, 2015 377

The Dow Chemical Co., a US corporation with headquarters in Michigan, is one of the global leaders in caustic soda production. Combining century-old experience with global manufacturing facilities and a well-established supply chain, Dow ensures the high quality of its product and timely delivery across the globe. Advanced production technologies and contemporary ISO 9001:2000 certified factories guarantee that Dow's caustic soda meets rigid international requirements.

 
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Blog, Olga Minchina, August 12, 2015 170

John Robinson, president of Texas-based Drying Technology Inc. is convinced that the U.S. ethyl alcohol industry has been losing up to 100 million USD per year due to poorly developed coproduct moisture control. Drying Technology Inc. offers a solution; a system that they believe will save this industry billions of dollars in the long run.

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Blog, Alexander Romanenko, August 09, 2015 146

Despite shrinking exports, the U.S. continued its dominance in the global ether trade. In 2014, the U.S. exported 2.9 million tonnes of ethers totaling 3,520 million USD, 10% under the previous year. Its primary trading partner was Mexico, where it supplied 29.1% of its total ether exports in value terms, accounting for approximately all of Mexico's total imports.

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Blog, Alexander Romanenko, July 30, 2015 120

The U.S. continued its dominance in the global carbonate and peroxocarbonate trade. In 2014, the U.S. exported 7 million tonnes of carbonates and peroxocarbonates totaling 1.5 billion USD, 6% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was Mexico, where it supplied 16.3% of its total carbonate and peroxocarbonate exports in value terms, accounting for 86.2% of Mexico's total imports.

 
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Blog, Olga Minchina, July 30, 2015 132

China continued its dominance in the global amine-function compound trade. In 2014, China exported 596 thousand tonnes of amine-function compounds totaling around 1.97 billion USD, 9.4% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was India, where it supplied 16.7% of its total amine-function compounds exports in value terms, accounting for 75.9% of India's total imports.

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Blog, Alexander Romanenko, July 30, 2015 196

The U.S. is one of the leaders in the global trade of alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives. In 2014, the U.S. exported 1,553 thousand tonnes of alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives totaling 2,176 million USD, 15% under the previous year. Its primary trading partner was Mexico, where it supplied 18% of its total exports of alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives in value terms, accounting for 61% of Mexico's total imports.

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Blog, Olga Minchina, July 22, 2015 176

Despite a relatively severe drop in exports in 2014, the U.S. continued its dominance in the global caustic soda trade. In 2014, the U.S. exported 2.5 million tonnes of caustic soda totaling 814 million USD, 16% under the previous year. Its primary trading partner was Brazil, where it supplied 36.5% of its total caustic soda exports in value terms, accounting for the majority (91.3%) of Brazil's total imports.

 

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