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Low density polyethylene (LDPE) prices inch lower in South Asia

On 22 Feb 2018 at 09:00 IST

LDPE prices edged lower in the South Asian regions this week. Prices fell on the back of ample product availability and sluggish demand trends in the region.
In India, prices of LDPE were assessed down at the USD 1210/mt CFR levels, a week on week fall of
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LDPE plant to be shut by Bangkok Polyethylene

On 22 Feb 2018 at 08:20 IST

Bangkok Polyethylene, a PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) subsidiary, is likely to undertake a planned shutdown at its low density polyethylene (LDPE) plant.
A Polymerupdate source in Thailand informed that the company has schedule to shut the plant in early-Se
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Ethylene prices decline in Asia

On 19 Feb 2018 at 09:00 IST

Ethylene prices were assessed lower in Asia last week. The price fall was attributed to sluggish Chinese demand trends ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays.
On Friday, FOB Korea prices of ethylene were assessed at the USD 1240/mt levels while FOB Japan pr
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Tasnee plans to complete maintenance PP plant

On 19 Feb 2018 at 08:20 IST

National Industrialization Company (TASNEE) is likely to resume operations at its polypropylene (PP) plant in Al-Jubail.
A Polymerupdate source in Saudi Arabia informed that the company has planned to turnaround in end-February 2018. The plant was taken o
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SM prices in Asia inch higher

On 16 Feb 2018 at 09:00 IST

Styrene Monomer (SM) prices in Asia climbed on Thursday.
Firmer upstream energy values coupled with a sharp rise in benzene feedstock rates together supported the price rise.
FOB Korea prices of SM were assessed at the USD 1420/mt levels while CFR
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PTTGC starts maintenance at HDPE plant

On 16 Feb 2018 at 08:20 IST

PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) has undertaken a planned shutdown at its high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant.
A Polymerupdate source in Thailand informed that the company has commenced turnaround at the plant on February 15, 2018. The plant is expected to
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Acrylonitrile (ACN) prices boost higher in parts of Asia

On 14 Feb 2018 at 09:00 IST

ACN prices marched higher this week in parts of Asia.
CFR South East Asia prices were assessed at the USD 1875/mt levels, a sharp rise of USD 30/mt from the previous week. CFR South Asia prices were assessed higher at the USD 1910/mt levels, a week on we
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Prime Evolue completes maintenance at mLLDPE plant

On 14 Feb 2018 at 08:20 IST

Singapore Prime Evolue has restarted its metallocene linear low density polyethylene (mLLDPE) plant.
A Polymerupdate source in Singapore informed that the company has resumed operations at the plant on February 11, 2017. The plant was taken off-line for a
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Ethylene prices drop in parts of Asia

On 13 Feb 2018 at 09:00 IST

Ethylene prices dropped in some parts of Asia on Monday.
CFR North East Asia prices of ethylene were assessed down at the USD 1295/mt mark, a fall of USD 10/mt from last Friday’s assessed levels. The price drop was mainly on account of sluggish buying tr
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Taiyo Vinyl to shut PVC plant for maintenance

On 13 Feb 2018 at 08:20 IST

Taiyo Vinyl is likely to take its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plant off-stream for a maintenance turnaround, next year.
A Polymerupdate source in Japan informed that the plant is planned to be shut in early-March 2018. The planned maintenance is expected to
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