September 27, 2020

In 2020, the Russian market demand for polystyrene (PS), which has been declining steadily since 2013 due to its replacement with more environmentally friendly polymeric materials, soared amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts surveyed by CREON Group pointed out the growing popularity of PS against the backdrop of market deficits and rising prices.

August 31, 2020

The recovery of the PVC market is steady enough, compared to other plastics segments, as Russian PVC producers say. Meanwhile, consumers of PVC resin are reporting shortages and continued price growth, while import and domestic production go higher. How will the Russian PVC market develop further? The leading experts are sharing their views to CREON Group.

August 24, 2020

The Russian manufacturers of polycarbonate sheets experienced a massive increase in orders from both local and European companies during the coronavirus pandemic. The turnover of certain producers grew multiple times in May-July 2020. The leading experts in polycarbonate market told CREON Group how the industry was performing.

August 17, 2020

The Russian polymers industry is least affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Participants in the polyethylene market believe that integrally COVID-19 provided a kind of support by increasing the demand for disposable plastic products. CREON Group spoke to the leading PE market players about the current situation in the industry and their plans for the second half of the year.

August 10, 2020

In order for the European economy to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the EU has accelerated the decarbonization of the economy, and has assigned the lead role to hydrogen. The market volume is estimated at $700 billion, and the leading industrial countries are already fighting for a stake. CREON Market Monitor analyzes strategic trends in the emerging hydrogen market.