The issue of shortage of plastics on the European market has been a well-known topic for some time. This causes a rise in prices, also due to repeated calls for Force Majeure by producers. The period of the Covid-19 pandemic certainly does not help but it worsens the situation further.
Those represented by Unionplast (Federation of Plastic Rubber) – warn: “At present, possible suspensions of production due to a lack of raw materials, in a complex context that follows an unprecedented international crisis, and precisely at the moment in which companies for more than one reason, not least the seriousness of the pandemic underway, they should focus on relaunching and productivity “, this is an excerpt from a note released by the association. “The gravity of the situation inevitably affects the commitments undertaken, and puts at risk the possibility of meeting the delivery terms for a period of time that is currently not foreseeable”.