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Asian ethylene prices continue to quote lower on Monday

On 16 Oct 2018 at 09:00 IST

Ethylene prices in Asia slipped on Monday. The price decline was triggered by dull buying interest coupled with sufficient product availability in the region.
CFR North East Asia prices of ethylene were assessed down at the USD 1125/mt levels, a fall of U
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Yeosu HDPE units to be shut by LG Chem

On 16 Oct 2018 at 08:20 IST

LG Chem is in plans to take a No.1 & No. 2 high density polyethylene (HDPE) units off-stream for a maintenance turnaround.
A Polymerupdate source in South Korea informed that the company has schedule to start turnaround at the units in end-October 2018. T
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Propylene prices march higher in Asia

On 15 Oct 2018 at 09:00 IST

Despite bearish upstream crude and naphtha rates, propylene prices firmed in Asia last week. The price rise was a result of strong buying trends coupled with limited regional product availability.
Higher downstream PP values further supported the price g
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LLDPE/HDPE units to be taken off-stream by Borouge

On 15 Oct 2018 at 08:20 IST

Borouge is likely to shut its No. 5 & 6 linear low density polyethylene / high density polyethylene (LLDPE/HDPE) swing units for a maintenance turnaround.
A Polymerupdate source in Middle East informed that the company has schedule maintenance turnaround
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SM prices in Asia journey southward

On 12 Oct 2018 at 10:00 IST

SM prices drifted lower on Thursday in Asia. Bearish upstream energy values and a sharp drop in benzene feedstock rates together pulled prices lower across the Asian region.
Reports of dull demand trends further supported the price fall.
FOB Korea pr
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SK Global resumes LLDPE plant production

On 12 Oct 2018 at 08:20 IST

SK Global Chemical has brought on-stream its No.1 linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) plant.
A Polymerupdate source in South Korea informed that the company has resumed operations at the plant on October 11, 2018. The plant was shut for maintenance in
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Polypropylene (PP) prices climb in FEA and SEA

On 11 Oct 2018 at 09:00 IST

This week, polypropylene prices gained in the Far East and South East Asian regions. Firmer PP futures on the Dalian Commodity Exchange in China and a lift in buying sentiments and limited product availability, helped sellers of PP to raise their prices higher...
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Formosa Plastics completes maintenance at LLDPE plant

On 11 Oct 2018 at 08:20 IST

Formosa Plastics has restarted a linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) plant following a planned shutdown.
A Polymerupdate source in Taiwan informed that the company has resumed operations at the plant on October 5, 2018. The plant has halted production
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Asian ethylene prices fall on Monday

On 09 Oct 2018 at 09:00 IST

Ethylene prices in Asia down adjusted on Monday. The price decline was triggered by dull buying interest coupled with improved product availability in the region.
CFR North East Asia prices of ethylene were assessed down at the USD 1185/mt levels, a fall
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Shenhua Baotou resumes PP production

On 09 Oct 2018 at 08:20 IST

Shenhua Baotou has restarted a polypropylene (PP) plant following a maintenance turnaround.
A Polymerupdate source in China informed that the company has completed turnaround at the plant in end-September, 2018. The plant was shut for maintenance on Septe
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