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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, December 07, 2016 298

From 2007 to 2015, global exports of acrylic polymers showed a pronounced growth trend, with the exception of declines in 2008 and 2015. There was an annual increase of +2.9% throughout the analyzed period.

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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 21, 2016 477

The global trade in amino-resins, phenolic resins and polyurethanes (in primary forms) amounted to 14,458 million USD in 2015, fluctuating perceptibly over the period under review. A notable drop in 2009 was followed by recovery over the next five years, until exports decreased again. Overall, there was an annual increase of +3.2% from 2007 to 2015.

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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, Anna Sergeeva, October 07, 2016 547

Curbs on emissions are bringing about changes in the commodity pattern of the U.S. adhesives industry. 

 
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Blog, Anna Sergeeva, August 24, 2016 579

EU is actively expanding skin care exports to the foreign markets. The U.S. is the largest export market, but Asian countries, specifically China and Singapore, are the fastest growing importers. Export growth on the external market is the main source of growth in the European manufacturing of skin care.

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Blog, Anna Sergeeva, August 17, 2016 486

The European market of paint and varnish is largely focused on external exports, which have been declining in the recent years. The reduction in deliveries to Russia, which has long been a key overseas market for EU paints and varnishes, has been the most sensitive area. As a consequence, EU paint and varnish manufacturers have to expand supplies into other foreign markets, with China and Turkey growing the most rapidly.

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Blog, Anna Sergeeva, August 10, 2016 316

Total exports of printing ink by EU Member States grew steadily over the past six years. However, this growth decelerated in the last year, amounting to 3,135 million EUR in 2015. Data regarding the EU trade with non-EU countries shows that the EU remains a net exporter of printing ink.

 
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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 225

The EU acrylic polymer industry has been maintaining record levels of magnitude of international trade over the past 10 years. Since the post-crisis recovery in 2012, total exports on the acrylic polymer market have leveled off at their highest values, amountinig to 5,714 million USD in 2015. Data concerning the EU trade with non-EU countries shows that the EU remains a net exporter of acrylic polymers.

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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, Irina Andreeva, July 14, 2016 194

The U.S. takes a 7% share (based on USD) of global imports of artificial and synthetic fibers and filaments, which put it in the third place, following China (10%) and Turkey (8%). In 2015, U.S. artificial and synthetic fiber and filament imports totaled 2,676 million USD, which was 21 million USD (1%) above the previous year's value.

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, July 13, 2016 201

The U.S. takes a 10% share (based on USD) of exports on the paint and coating market, which put it in second place, following Germany (17%) and ahead of Japan (7%) and Italy (7%). The U.S. exported 2,770 million USD in 2015, which was 1% over the previous year. U.S. paint and coating exports showed mixed dynamics from 2007 to 2015. A significant drop in 2009 was followed by steady growth through to 2015, decelerating by the end of the period. Back in 2010, U.S. paint and coating exports surpassed their pre-recession level of 2008.

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Blog, Irina Andreeva, July 08, 2016 209

The U.S. takes second place in global photographic film, paper, plate, and chemical exports with a 15% share (based on USD), following Japan (27%) and outrunning the Netherlands (10%) and Germany (10%). In 2015, the U.S. exported 2,032 million USD, 6% under the previous year's value.

 
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Blog, Irina Andreeva, July 06, 2016 161

The U.S. ranks second globally in exports of surface active agents with a 12% share (based on USD), following Germany (16%) and outperforming Belgium (7%). In 2015, the U.S. exported 5,489 million USD, which was 5% under the previous year's figure.

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, July 06, 2016 140

The U.S. takes an 11% share (based on USD) of global toilet preparation exports, which put it in second place, following France (18%) and ahead of Germany (10%). In 2015, the U.S. exported 8,440 million USD, which was 1% over the previous year. With the exception of a slight decline in 2009, U.S. toilet preparation exports showed steady growth from 2007 to 2015, decelerating by the end of the period. Overall, there was an average annual increase of +5.3% throughout the analysed period. In 2010, U.S. toilet preparation exports surpassed the pre-recession level of 2008.

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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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