Automotive cable capacity reached 150 million core-km per year as of 2016 – where is the sector heading next?
The automotive industry is undergoing a technological evolution. The market has moved towards more complex vehicles with new features like driver assist, active safety, and in some cases, autonomous driving capabilities. These advancements have a huge impact on demand and supply for the automotive wire and cable industry and producers have many questions about what
All Brazil’s automotive-grade urea to be imported as Petrobras announces withdrawal from the market
By Fabricio Cardoso, Research Manager, Integer Research The Brazilian automotive-grade urea and ARLA 32 (AdBlue®) markets will undergo significant structural changes over the next few months. On 22 March 2018, Petrobras had indicated that Camaçari and Laranjeiras would go offline by end of June, however one week later the company announced this would be postponed
Global Insulated Wire & Cable Outlook Webinar – May 2018
Market feedback on the wire Düsseldorf trade show, interest in automotive cable and fire performance cable Our thoughts on the Trump Administration sanctions on Rusal, and its impact on the aluminium market A quick look at the latest findings from the Wire & Cable Data Service including: recent market developments, the changing global supply/demand balance
Phosphate industry outlook: key questions facing the global market
Integer Research’s Head of Phosphate and NPK, Ibi Idoniboye, looks at the key questions facing the phosphate industry – and invites you to a complimentary webinar which will address these questions in detail. It is commonly agreed that the global phosphates market remains fundamentally weak, particularly at the downstream level. Market oversupply (more operational capacity
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Click here to watch the webinar now >> Integer deliver concise and insightful phosphate market presentations that provide a great window into the prospects of the global phosphate market, and the key issues impacting its outlook. The phosphate webinar will address the following questions: What happens if/when Chinese ammonia costs fall? Is there any evidence of China rationalising its phosphate
Diesel in Europe – what does the future hold?
By Ben Fielden, Conference Manager at Integer Research, currently building the program for Integer Emissions Summit & AdBlue® Forum Europe 2018 The recent decision by German high courts has now allowed bans on Euro 4 and Euro 5 diesel engines in major cities, while last year there were warnings of other cities in Europe considering
Free webinars available on demand – China and India SCR and AdBlue® Markets
This month we ran free webinars in line with the recent publication of The China SCR & AdBlue® Forecast Service and The India SCR & AdBlue® Forecast Service. Our extremely well-attended China focused webinar took place on 15th March. It covered the following key topics: How to comply with the emissions control legislation in China
India’s path to becoming the world’s fourth largest SCR & AdBlue® market
By Alex Wood, Analyst at Integer Research, and Editor of The India SCR & AdBlue® Forecast Service The Indian government has been proactive in taking steps to prepare the market for the introduction of Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI) emission standards on the 1st April 2020. The standards will be enforced on the same date across the country,
Sulphuric Acid Market in 2017 – a concise review
By Oliver Hatfield – Director of Fertilizers and Chemicals Sulphuric acid prices were generally higher in the last two months of 2017 as the balance between supply and demand in most markets was either closely matched or tight. According to the last quarterly analysis in Integer’s Sulphuric Acid Market Service, most of the countries that had
Was the Q4 2017 sulphur price really a blip?
By Oliver Hatfield – Director of Fertilizers and Chemicals If you accurately forecast sulphur price movements during the last quarter of 2017, then you can certainly be pleased with yourself. The market was highly volatile in that period and the extent and velocity of the fly up caught most market players by surprise. The volatility began