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Asian butadiene plants to undergo maintenance in 2017

A source from a Chinese PS producer reported that several butadiene plants across Asia will...

  • 17.01.2017

European ABS buyers cautious amidst strong hikes

Following higher styrene and butadiene settlements, ABS prices emerged with increases of up to €100/ton compared to December...

  • 17.01.2017

Taiwanese ABS prices hit new threshold in Turkey

Import ABS prices continued to post increases given the pressure from rising costs in Turkey. A trader reported receiving additional hikes of $...

  • 16.01.2017

Spot butadiene prices continue to shoot up in Asia

Spot butadiene prices in Asia have continued to post sharp increases for more than a month...

  • 13.01.2017

Skyrocketing butadiene costs continue to support ABS in Asia, Europe

Spot butadiene costs have been on a bullish run for more than a month both in Asia and Europe. This rally considerably pulled up the ABS market in Asia in December although the market has stabilized recently. An opposite situation has been in place in Europe, where the ABS market was...

  • 11.01.2017

Ineos Styrolution announces Jan ABS prices higher to Europe

According to a statement on the company’s website, Ineos Styrolution announced its ABS prices to Europe with €...

  • 10.01.2017

China’s Jiangsu shuts olefins plant

According to market sources, China’s Jiangsu Shenghong shut its methanol-to-olefin plant on January 7...

  • 10.01.2017

European PS, ABS boosted by costs amid low demand

In Europe, rising feedstock costs continue to pull PS and ABS prices higher. Some players expect this upward momentum in upstream markets to continue...

  • 10.01.2017

Germany’s Evonik to shut butadiene units

According to market sources, Germany’s Evonik will shut its Marl butadiene unit in Germany and Antwerp facility in Belgium...

  • 09.01.2017

Turkey’s HIPS market gains premium over China after ten weeks

Turkey’s import PS markets were trading below China since July 2016, except for a few short-lived periods that the two markets were on par. According to ChemOrbis Price Index...

  • 06.01.2017

Jan butadiene contracts settle in US

According to market sources, January butadiene contracts have been settled in the US...

  • 05.01.2017

Philippines approved three petchem projects

According to media reports, Philippines’ JG Summit Petrochemical Corp. (JGSPC) and JG Summit Olefins Corp. (JGSOC) have received an approval for three petrochemical projects in...

  • 27.12.2016

Korean producer trims hike requests for PS, ABS in Turkey

A South Korean producer, who issued hefty increases for PS and ABS last week, stepped back from its prices. The producer’s latest done deals were...

  • 23.12.2016

Turkey’s local ABS market fails to keep up with rising import prices

Import ABS prices were on an upwards trend since mid-October in Turkey as sharp increases. However, rising replacement costs could find only a limited reflection on the distribution market...

  • 22.12.2016

Jan butadiene contract settles in Europe

According to market sources, butadiene contract has been settled for January in Europe...

  • 21.12.2016

S. Korean producer issues large PS, ABS hikes to Turkey

A South Korean producer issued sizeable hikes on its PS and ABS prices in Turkey...

  • 19.12.2016

Thailand’s IRPC to shut cracker and butadiene unit at Map Ta Phut

According to sources close to the company, Thailand’s IRPC will shut its naphtha-fed steam cracker and butadiene extraction unit at Map Ta Phut due to...

  • 16.12.2016

S Korea’s YNCC to shut butadiene unit at Yeosu

According to market sources, South Korea’s Yeochun Naphtha Cracking Center is planning to shut its butadiene extraction unit...

  • 12.12.2016

Asian PS extends increases to Dec on climbing upstream costs

Asian PS suppliers are seeking new increases in the markets including China and Southeast Asia as well as Turkey for December...

  • 09.12.2016

Dec butadiene contracts settle in US

According to market sources, December butadiene contracts have been fully settled in the US...

  • 01.12.2016

US producers announce Dec butadiene prices

According to market sources, four US producers announced their December butadiene contract prices...

  • 30.11.2016

Dec butadiene contract initially settles in Europe

According to market sources, an initial butadiene contract has been settled for November in Europe...

  • 25.11.2016

Chevron Phillips postpones restart of Texas plant

According to market sources, Chevron Phillips Chemical delayed the restart of its Cedar Bayou plant in Bayton, Texas...

  • 21.11.2016

Italy’s Versalis restarts Dunkirk cracker

Market sources reported that Italy’s Versalis restarted its Dunkirk cracker and started on-spec production of...

  • 16.11.2016

Shell lifts FM on base chemicals from Singapore

According to market sources, Shell Singapore lifted the force majeure on base chemicals and restarted its naphtha-fed steam cracker...

  • 07.11.2016

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