Slovakia Petrochemicals Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Slovakia Petrochemicals Report 2016

Slovakia Petrochemicals Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Slovakia Petrochemicals Report 2016
Published Nov 14, 2015
64 pages — Published Nov 14, 2015
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Slovakia s petrochemicals market will be driven by strong growth from the automotive supply sector, which has prompted downstream converters to ramp up manufacturing capacities. While the country saw a --,--- tonnes per annum (tpa) increase in low-density polyethylene (LDPE) capacity, it is not expected to see further increases in basic polymers capacities over the next five years. ...While the country saw a --,--- tonnes per annum (tpa) increase in low-density polyethylene (LDPE) capacity, it is not expected to see further increases in basic polymers capacities over the next five years. The Slovakian petrochemicals industry is small by international standards and largely fulfils domestic demand, although it has become more efficient and productive as a result of the consolidation of Slovnaft s petrochemicals operations into MOL and the implementation of a common single-channel polymer sales operation between MOL s TVK and Slovnaft. By end-----, Slovakia s petrochemicals capacities included ---,--- tonnes per annum (tpa) ethylene, --,--- tpa benzene, --,--- tpa ethylene oxide, --,--- tpa ethylene glycol, ---,--- tpa low density polyethylene (LDPE), ---,--- tpa polypropylene (PP) and --,--- tpa xylenes. ...Its score is down -.- points since the previous year due to the impact weak external conditions on the local petrochemicals market. It lies -.- points behind Turkey and -.- points ahead of Romania.

...Slovakia s entry into the eurozone on January - ---- underlines the country s strong reform efforts. Adoption of the euro will continue to enhance economic integration with the eurozone. ...Adoption of the euro will continue to enhance economic integration with the eurozone. Thanks largely to the economic and business-friendly reforms pursued since ----, macroeconomic performance before the financial crisis was impressive, characterised by high levels of foreign direct investment, rapid GDP growth and falling external vulnerability. A healthy banking sector and stable public debt dynamics have mitigated Slovakia s exposure to the eurozone sovereign debt crisis. ...Thanks largely to the economic and business-friendly reforms pursued since ----, macroeconomic performance before the financial crisis was impressive, characterised by high levels of foreign direct investment, rapid GDP growth and falling external vulnerability. A healthy banking sector and stable public debt dynamics have mitigated Slovakia s exposure to the eurozone sovereign debt crisis.

...Education reforms, including integration of ethnic minorities into mainstream schools, will yield substantial benefits over the long term. Slovakia s membership of the EU and NATO helps to improve its international security links and improve training and capabilities. ...

  
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