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Asia spot discussions for polyester hold steady to softer amid lower-than-expected buying interest, despite arrival of September-October peak season; feedstock MEG assessed at US$518.50/tonne Sept. 19, PTA prices it US$815/tonne: ICIS

Europe PET, PTA sales suffer poor demand, leading some suppliers to assess production plans post-maintenance; cost of shipments from Asia have plummeted by 50%, putting downward pressure on European producers: ICIS

CFI reviews sustainable synthetic fibers featured at Techtextil; fibers include FilamentFactory’s degradable PET, Nexis Fibers' PA610 made from castor oil, Kaneka’s biodegradable PHBH fibers made from cooking oil, Antex's PEF for landfill degradation

HKRITA's sustainable textile recycling 'Green Machine' wins ITMF Sustainability and Innovation Award; machine solves challenges recycling blended textiles, and separates cotton/polyester blends at scale using only heat, water, biodegradable green chemical

Coca-Cola Vietnam introduces bottles made using 100% rPET, excluding caps and labels; company expects move to avoid about 2,000 tonnes of new plastic in the country annually

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