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Venezuela says oil output deal seems possible

According to media reports, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that...

  • 20.09.2016

Venezuelan Propilven considers PP expansion

According to market sources, Venezuelan PP producer Propilven is considering expanding its...

  • 22.08.2016

Petrobras to sell petchem units to Mexico’s Alpek

According to media reports, Brazil’s state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) and Mexico’s Alpek SA de CV are in talks for 60 days for the sale of...

  • 02.08.2016

Where will Mid-Eastern PE head in August?

In global PE markets, players are speculating about where the Middle East will divert its exports in August in the midst of reduced export outlets. PE prices are globally showing a stable to soft trend in the face of...

  • 25.07.2016

Iran’s petrochemical exports rise 26%

Marzieh Shahdaie, the managing director of Iran's National Petrochemical Company (NPC) said that Iran’s petrochemical exports posted a 26% increase...

  • 09.05.2016

Brazil’s Braskem boosts exports by 62% in Q1

Brazil’s largest petrochemical producer, Braskem, continued to...

  • 06.05.2016

IMF lowers global growth forecasts again for 2016, 2017

According to media reports, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut their global growth forecasts for the fourth time in a year, lowering their forecast for 2016 to...

  • 13.04.2016

China’s CNOOC seeks to buy stake in Brazil’s Braskem

According to media reports, China’s CNOOC is seeking to buy a minority stake in Brazils’s Braskem from state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras).

  • 15.03.2016

S&P cuts credit ratings of five oil producing countries

According to media reports, international rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) cut the credit ratings of...

  • 19.02.2016

OECD cuts growth forecasts for global economy

According to media reports, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) cut their global economic growth forecasts as...

  • 18.02.2016

IMF cuts global growth forecasts on China’s slowest GDP growth

According to media reports, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut their global growth forecasts for the third time in less than a year following the announcement of...

  • 20.01.2016

Mexico's Etileno XXI project start date delayed to Q2

According to market sources, Mexico’s Etileno XXI project, a joint venture between Brazil’s Braskem and Mexico’s Grupo Idesa, has been delayed and will start production in...

  • 11.01.2016

Brazil’s Petrobras, Braskem sign five-year naphtha supply deal

According to media reports, Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras and Braskem have signed a new naphtha supply agreement. Under the new agreement...

  • 25.12.2015

Mexico's Etileno XXI project may start production by January

According to market sources, Mexico’s Etileno XXI project, a joint venture between Brazil’s Braskem and Mexico’s Grupo Idesa, is expected to start production by early January...

  • 22.12.2015

Solvay Indupa restarts its PVC, caustic soda units in Brazil

According to market sources, Solvay Indupa is set to resume production at its PVC plant in Santo Andre, Brazil...

  • 25.11.2015

OECD lowers growth forecasts for global economy

According to media reports, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) cut their global economic growth forecasts amid...

  • 09.11.2015

Styrolution, Braskem suspend plans for JV ABS plant in Brazil

Market sources report that Styrolution and Braskem have suspended their plans for the construction of an ABS plant in Brazil due to...

  • 27.10.2015

Solvay Indupa halts production at its PVC unit in Brazil

According to market sources, Solvay Indupa has suspended production at its caustic soda and PVC units in Santo Andre, Brazil...

  • 22.10.2015

Brazil’s Braskem suspends production at its Sao Paulo complex

According to market sources, Brazil’s Braskem has suspended all production at its ABC Petrochemical Complex in Sao Paulo due to...

  • 20.10.2015

PVC sentiment firms in Asia, US; Europe turns down

Following steady declines over the past few months, the PVC sentiment has cautiously firmed up in Asia and the US in recent weeks with regional producers attempting price hikes albeit in small amounts. Nevertheless, the PVC market in Europe and Turkey remain on a...

  • 16.09.2015

Petrobras, Braskem agree to extend naphtha deal

According to media reports, Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras and Braskem have agreed to extend their naphtha supply deal for...

  • 15.09.2015

Mexico's Etileno project to begin C2, PE production by year end

According to market sources, Mexico's Etileno XXI project, a joint venture between Brazil's Braskem and Mexico's Grupo Idesa, is expected to start ethylene (C2) production in...

  • 14.09.2015

LyondellBasell sells its Argentina-based company, Petroken

According to a press release on the company’s website, LyondellBasell has approved the sale of its Argentina-based subsidiary, Petroken Petroquimica Ensenada S.A. to...

  • 19.08.2015

Brazil’s Braskem posts stronger financial results in Q2

According to a press release on the company’s website, Brazil’s Braskem posted its financial results for the second quarter of 2015. The company’s net revenue reached...

  • 07.08.2015

ChemOrbis 6th Asia Petrochemical Conference: Global trade patterns shifting for polyolefins

Mr Mazlan Razak, Managing Consultant of Nexant presented a paper entitled “Outlook for Polyolefins in Changing Olefins...

  • 10.06.2015

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