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20 Jan 17 Korean PS, ABS producers reveal February hikes to Turkey
20 Jan 17 Shell obtained approval for new complex in Pennsylvania
20 Jan 17 Ethylene, propylene contracts expected higher for February
20 Jan 17 Iran, China to sign agreement to upgrade Abadan refinery
20 Jan 17 Singapore’s exports up in Dec for second month
20 Jan 17 Japan’s Keiyo to shut VCM plant
20 Jan 17 LyondellBasell’s expansion work at Texas cracker complete
20 Jan 17 China’s economy continues to expand in Q4
20 Jan 17 US housing starts rise more than expected in Dec
20 Jan 17 South Korean producer lifts export PET prices
20 Jan 17 Dalian Futures Market: PP, LLDPE, PVC
20 Jan 17 March Brent crude rose 24 cents to $54.16/bbl Thursday
20 Jan 17 NYMEX February crude rose 29 cents to $51.37/bbl Thursday
19 Jan 17 Turkish PP converters return from Domotex 2017
19 Jan 17 S Korea’s Lotte to acquire Singapore’s Jurong Aromatics
19 Jan 17 Several Saudi producers announce financial results for Q4
19 Jan 17 Eurozone construction output up again in Nov
19 Jan 17 US industrial production rises in Dec
19 Jan 17 E-Styrenics: We will resume offering as of early Feb
19 Jan 17 Egypt moves to revive trading activities
19 Jan 17 Taiwanese producer lifts PS prices to Asia
19 Jan 17 Braskem starts up new PE plant
19 Jan 17 Saudi Advanced Petrochemical restarts its PP unit
19 Jan 17 Muntajat’s marketing activities grow in Europe
19 Jan 17 Sources: Saudi PetroRabigh faces technical glitch at cracker
19 Jan 17 Dalian Futures Market: PP, LLDPE, PVC
19 Jan 17 March Brent crude fell $1.55 to $53.92/bbl Wednesday
19 Jan 17 NYMEX February crude fell $1.40 to $51.08/bbl Wednesday
19 Jan 17 Indian PVC players gauge near-term outlook after February hikes
18 Jan 17 Egypt’s TCI Sanmar issues mid- Jan PVC offers
18 Jan 17 ExxonMobil to shut cracker for maintenance
18 Jan 17 European PVC stabilizes at 2-month low in Turkey
18 Jan 17 Further PET price hikes on horizon in Europe
18 Jan 17 Italian PVC players voice firm Feb expectations
18 Jan 17 Japan’s Asahi Kasei plans maintenance on ACN plants
18 Jan 17 Maintenance updates on PE plants, cracker in S Korea
18 Jan 17 Ineos to shut ACN plants for maintenance
18 Jan 17 Indonesia’s exports, imports beat expectations in Dec
18 Jan 17 EU car registrations continue to rise in Dec
18 Jan 17 Saudi Yansab and Kayan announce financial results for Q4
18 Jan 17 Thailand’s PTT Global Chemical plans to shut cracker in Q1 2017
18 Jan 17 Unexpected shutdowns at Lotte Chemical Titan
18 Jan 17 Asian players: Borouge's PP production disrupted on ADNOC shutdown
18 Jan 17 Dalian Futures Market: PP, LLDPE, PVC
18 Jan 17 March Brent crude fell 39 cents to $55.47/bbl Tuesday
18 Jan 17 NYMEX February crude rose 11 cents to $52.48/bbl Tuesday
18 Jan 17 Southeast Asia and India readying to add new PE capacities
17 Jan 17 Flood in Thailand hits rubber production, PVC unaffected
17 Jan 17 Asian butadiene plants to undergo maintenance in 2017
17 Jan 17 European sellers pass propylene hikes on PP deals
17 Jan 17 Taiwan’s Grand Pacific to shut HIPS line
17 Jan 17 Jordanian players wait for Iraqi border to reopen soon
17 Jan 17 February MEG contracts nominated in Asia
17 Jan 17 India’s Reliance’s Q3 net profit hits 9-year-high
17 Jan 17 Indonesia’s Asahimas to shut VCM plants
17 Jan 17 Thai PTT to start up new LLDPE plant
17 Jan 17 European ABS buyers cautious amidst strong hikes
17 Jan 17 Turkmenistan close to finishing new PE, PP complex
17 Jan 17 ADNOC operates half capacity after refinery fire
17 Jan 17 Thai producer raises PE, PP offers to Indonesia
17 Jan 17 Asian players report PE supply disruption from Qatar
17 Jan 17 Saudi producer announces Feb PE prices to Vietnam and Indonesia
17 Jan 17 Weekly Market Drivers for the USA
17 Jan 17 Dalian Futures Market: PP, LLDPE, PVC
17 Jan 17 March Brent crude rose 41 cents to $55.86/bbl Monday
17 Jan 17 No settlement for NYMEX crude futures due to Martin Luther King Day holiday
17 Jan 17 Delta between China’s import ABS and HIPS prices hit all-time high
16 Jan 17 Indonesian players: LLDPE supply remains tight
16 Jan 17 Egypt’s EPC revises up PVC offers for H2 Jan
16 Jan 17 S Korea plans to reshape its petchem sector
16 Jan 17 Saudi Arabia’s oil production is at lowest of two years
16 Jan 17 China’s imports rise, exports fall in Dec
16 Jan 17 US retail sales rise less than expected in Dec
16 Jan 17 Thai SCG cuts HDPE production rate by 50%
16 Jan 17 January ACN contracts settle in Europe
16 Jan 17 Chinese producer lifts export PET prices
16 Jan 17 Japan’s Dupont-Mitsui plans LDPE turnaround
16 Jan 17 India’s OPaL and Reliance readying to start up new PE plants
16 Jan 17 Taiwanese ABS prices hit new threshold in Turkey
16 Jan 17 India’s GAIL to resume PE production
16 Jan 17 Dalian Futures Market: PP, LLDPE, PVC
16 Jan 17 March Brent crude fell 56 cents to $55.45/bbl Friday
16 Jan 17 NYMEX February crude fell 64 cents to $52.37/bbl Friday
16 Jan 17 Jan PE deals wrapped higher in Europe, February signals further firming