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Tightness pushes Asian PVC markets to 3-month high

In Asia, initial July PVC prices were announced with increases of up to $40/ton when compared to June, matching players’ expectations based on a tighter global market...

  • 13.06.2019

LATEST NEWS: Taiwanese major announces July PVC prices to Asia

New offers indicate increases in line with players’ earlier expectations...

  • 12.06.2019

Will supply woes prompt further PVC price hikes in Asia?

Import PVC prices in India, China and Southeast Asia chased a stable trend during the last days of May as trading activity was limited. Players retreated to the sidelines after wrapping up their business for June with $10-30/ton hikes from May while initial expectations for July started to be voiced...

  • 30.05.2019

S. Korean, Taiwanese producers cut export PET offers further

The latest round of price cuts was attributed to lower upstream costs...

  • 28.05.2019

Asian ABS producers cut operating rates amid rising costs

Despite higher costs, import ABS prices in China have notably declined on the week...

  • 24.05.2019

LATEST NEWS: Taiwanese major announces June PVC prices to Asia

New offers represented increases from May…

  • 14.05.2019

Asian PVC players hold firm expectations for June

PVC players in Asia are voicing their firm expectations regarding June by pointing to a few bullish factors . However, expected hikes are mostly limited to small amounts of up to around $30/ton...

  • 09.05.2019

LATEST NEWS: Taiwanese major announces May PVC prices to Asia

New offers indicate decreases when compared to April...

  • 15.04.2019

Formosa assesses impact of Mailiao aromatics plant explosion

The company estimates a $32.5 million monthly loss after the explosion on April 7…

  • 09.04.2019

BREAKING NEWS: Explosion at Formosa Plastics’ facility in Taiwan

The incident occurred at the company’s aromatics complex on April 7…

  • 08.04.2019

PVC expectations for May begin to take shape in Asia

PVC players in Asia have started to voice their expectations regarding a major Taiwanese producer’s May pricing in the midst of gradually improving sentiment and surging crude oil futures. Wide expectations hint at rollovers while some players still believe in the possibility of seeing some further price cuts...

  • 04.04.2019

LATEST NEWS: Taiwanese major announces April PVC prices to Asia

New offers indicate visible declines when compared to March...

  • 19.03.2019

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

Formosa to increase investment in US petchem project

Three Formosa subsidiaries will make an additional investment of up to $150 million…

  • 13.03.2019

Taiwan’s Chi Mei plans to start up new ABS plant

The proposed unit will have a production capacity of 600,000 tons/year...

  • 12.03.2019

Taiwan’s Formosa to shut vinyls units for maintenance

The turnarounds will start in March…

  • 20.02.2019

Formosa plans ABS maintenance in China

The plant will be taken offline in March…

  • 19.02.2019

LATEST NEWS: Taiwanese major announces March PVC prices to Asia

A major Taiwanese producer announced its March PVC prices with...

  • 19.02.2019

Taiwan's CGPC restarts PVC unit after planned maintenance

The 200,000 tons/year unit was taken offline in early January…

  • 17.01.2019

Taiwanese CPC’s cracker back online after brief outage

The cracker was shut due to a power outage on January 14 …

  • 17.01.2019

Global producers form alliance to end plastic waste

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

  • 16.01.2019

LATEST NEWS: Taiwanese major announces February PVC prices to Asia

A major Taiwanese producer announced its February PVC prices with...

  • 14.01.2019

LATEST NEWS: Taiwanese major announces January PVC prices to Asia

A major Taiwanese producer announced its January PVC prices with increases from December...

  • 12.12.2018

Export PET prices from China, Taiwan drop further

Producers applied fresh decreases of $30/ton on their offers...

  • 28.11.2018

Taiwanese Kaofu runs HIPS line at 70% after restart

The 50,000 tons/year line was shut in early October…

  • 22.11.2018

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