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G20 to address marine plastic litter in upcoming meeting

Japanese Ministry of the Environment will co-organize the meeting addressing the issue…

  • 14.06.2019

Japanese producer reveals July PVC prices to Asia

New offers from Japan see monthly increases of $10-40/ton...

  • 12.06.2019

Tightness keeps PVC sentiment firm in Asia

PVC defies the softening in other polymers across Asia...

  • 05.06.2019

Japan's JX Nippon settles May benzene contract in Asia

The new settlement stood $45/ton above April...

  • 29.04.2019

More producers announce May PX contracts to Asia

The nominations stand $20-60/ton above the previous settlement…

  • 26.04.2019

Japan's JX Nippon nominates May benzene contract in Asia

The nomination stands $70/ton above the April settlement…

  • 24.04.2019

US to end sanction waivers for Iran oil imports

The waivers for sanctions will not be renewed once they expire on May 2…

  • 22.04.2019

Japan's JX Nippon nominates April benzene contract in Asia

The nomination has been slightly higher from the March settlement…

  • 27.03.2019

Asian PS markets touch 4-month high amid volatile styrene

In China and Southeast Asia, import PS prices have maintained their stable to slightly firmer trend which has been mostly in place since the markets hit a more than one-year low in around early December...

  • 18.03.2019

Japan’s Asahi Kasei reports lower financial results for Q3

Net income plunged by 47.5% amid a sharp slowdown in chemicals segment…

  • 07.02.2019

EU-Japan trade agreement comes into effect

The deal removes the vast majority of duties paid by the EU and Japanese companies…

  • 01.02.2019

Japan's JX Nippon nominates Feb benzene contract in Asia

The new level was $55/ton above January settlement…

  • 29.01.2019

JX Nippon and SK Global nominate Feb PX contracts in Asia

The new nominations stand at $1150-1180/tons…

  • 28.01.2019

Japan’s Taiyo Vinyl plans to shut PVC unit for maintenance

The 310,000 tons/year unit will remain offline for around a month…

  • 18.01.2019

Global producers form alliance to end plastic waste

The alliance aims to invest $1.5 million over the next five years…

  • 16.01.2019

Malaysia’s Toray plans to expand its ABS capacity

A 75,000 tons/year will be added to the company’s total ABS capacity...

  • 14.12.2018

China starts antidumping probe on PVC imports from four countries

Investigations into dumping of PVC from the US, Korea, Japan and Taiwan have started…

  • 01.10.2018

Japan's Idemitsu Kosan nominates October PX contract in Asia

The company’s latest contract price was up from September…

  • 28.09.2018

Japan's JX Nippon nominates Oct benzene contract in Asia

The company has nominated its new contract with a decrease from September...

  • 26.09.2018

Japan's JX Nippon nominates Sept benzene contract in Asia

Japan’s JX Nippon Oil & Energy (JXTG) has nominated its September benzene contract at CFR $...

  • 30.08.2018

Japan may stop oil imports from Iran

Japan may have to end Iranian crude oil loading by the middle of September with final shipments arriving in the first half of October amid the US pressure...

  • 20.07.2018

Japan's Mitsui Chemicals delays cracker restart after fire

Mitsui Chemicals has delayed the restart of its steam cracker in Osaka, Japan due to a fire that occurred at...

  • 18.07.2018

EU, Japan sign economic partnership agreement

European Union (EU) and Japan have signed one of the world's biggest free trade deals that will eliminate nearly all tariffs between the two countries...

  • 17.07.2018

Asia's ethylene and styrene markets receive support from limited supplies

In Asia, spot prices for both ethylene and styrene did not respond to the midweek plunge in crude oil futures last week as supply concerns propped them up. Ethylene prices...

  • 16.07.2018

Japan’s Taiyo Vinyl may extend PVC shutdown on security concerns

Taiyo Vinyl Corporation may delay the restart of its ethylene based PVC plant in Osaka, Japan due to security concerns after...

  • 11.07.2018

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