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LLDPE, PP and PVC futures rise on the Dalian Commodity Exchange in China.

On 21 Jan 2019 at 16:00 IST

Let’s start with energy and feedstock news:
Crude futures spiked last Friday as China proposed a trillion-dollar buying spree to resolve trade tensions with the world’s biggest economy. Brent finished at $ 62.70, a sharp rise of USD 1.52 per barrel
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Propylene prices drop in parts of Asia

On 21 Jan 2019 at 09:00 IST

Propylene prices drifted lower in some parts of Asia last week.
CFR China prices of propylene were assessed at the USD 955/mt levels, a week on week fall of USD 20/mt. The price decline was mainly on account of dull regional buying sentiments.
FOB
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OCTAL eyes to restart PET plant

On 21 Jan 2019 at 08:20 IST

OCTAL is likely to brought on-stream its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plant in Salalah.
A Polymerupdate source in Oman informed that the company has planned to complete turnaround at the plant in early-February, 2019. The plant was shut for maintenanc
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Ethylene prices march higher in Asia on Thursday

On 18 Jan 2019 at 15:30 IST

Let’s start with energy and feedstock news:
Crude futures edged lower on Thursday on concerns over rising U.S. crude production and slack global demand. WTI traded at $ 52.07, a marginal fall of 46 cents per barrel while Brent finished at $ 61.18,
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Open spec naphtha prices rise on Wednesday

On 17 Jan 2019 at 15:45 IST

According to Vandana Hari of Vanda Insights –
Crude futures were weakening early Thursday in Asia, as the recent recovery in investor optimism remained fragile and oil market fundamentals did not offer much support either, given a major build in U
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PP PRICE FORECAST: WEEK 3, JANUARY 2019

On 16 Jan 2019 at 18:30 IST

Our forecasted PP CFR Far East Asia prices for Week 3 of January, done using of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, had predicted a fairly accurate price rise in the case of Injection/Raffia, Film, BOPP and Block Copolymer.
Forecasted prices fo
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Polyvinyl chloride price rise in Asia – Pvc price rise.

On 16 Jan 2019 at 16:45 IST

Polyvinylchloride (PVC):
PVC prices in China, South East Asia, and India climbed by USD 10-15/mt, this week. The price rise was mainly on the back of stronger import offers from the overseas producers and deals concluded at higher price levels in t
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Crude oil prices drop sharply on Monday

On 15 Jan 2019 at 14:30 IST

Let’s start with energy news:
Crude futures slipped on Monday on the back of disappointing economic data from China and a fall in the US equity markets. WTI traded at $ 50.51, a drop of USD 1.08 per barrel while Brent crude finished at $ 58.99, a s
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Asian SM prices edge lower on Monday

On 15 Jan 2019 at 09:00 IST

Spot SM prices in Asia on Monday inched lower.
Weaker upstream crude rates last Friday, a drop in benzene feedstock values and dull regional demand trends, together pulled SM prices lower across the Asian region.
FOB Korea prices of SM were assesse
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Daesan cracker to be shut by Hanwha Total

On 15 Jan 2019 at 08:20 IST

Hanwha Total Petrochemical is in plans to shut its Deasan cracker for maintenance and debottlenecking exercise.
A Polymerupdate source in South Korea informed that the company is expected to start maintenance along with the capacity expansion at the crac
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