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China’s import ABS market stabilizes amidst talks of higher prices

The upward momentum in China’s import ABS market has ended in the past week, following the softening trend in the monomer markets in the region. In Asia, the spot styrene market has softened around...

  • 21.02.2017

Upwards cost pressure draws firm March outlook for European PS

In Europe, following hefty increases that passed on February deals, European PS players started to voice their projections for additional increases regarding March. Early expectations for a new round of hike attempts are stemming from...

  • 17.02.2017

Gap between HIPS and PP raffia widest in more than 3 years in Turkey

In Turkey, the gap between the locally-held HIPS and PP raffia prices has been widening since the latter part of September 2016. The delta between the two products has recently hit the widest level in more than 3 years at $...

  • 14.02.2017

Import PS prices highest since June 2015 in Turkey

Turkey’s import PS markets recorded massive hikes over the week as Asian suppliers added to their three digit increases blaming higher production costs...

  • 13.02.2017

Feb butadiene contracts settle in US

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

  • 06.02.2017

Third consecutive month with three digit hikes in European PS, ABS markets

European PS and ABS markets witness another round of three digit hikes in February following higher styrene and butadiene contracts. This has become the third consecutive month with massive hikes in PS and ABS markets, although the increases revealed by two major styrenics producers in Europe...

  • 06.02.2017

European producers announce PS, ABS prices for Feb

Major styrenics producers in Europe revealed their February prices with increases following higher monomer settlements...

  • 03.02.2017

Locally-held ABS trades below imports in Turkey

Import ABS prices followed a bullish trend since late November last year while the increasing trend gained momentum in...

  • 02.02.2017

Will European styrenics markets witness three digit hikes in Feb?

In Europe, players active in the styrenics market are pronouncing their February expectations indicating another round of three digit hikes depending on upstream developments. Spot styrene prices gained...

  • 27.01.2017

Feb butadiene contract settles in Europe

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

  • 26.01.2017

European PS buyers consent to large hikes on possible further firming

January PS deals are wrapping up with increases in Europe in line with higher styrene settlements. PS buyers...

  • 25.01.2017

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

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