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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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SM prices decline 25-30$ in Asia

On 12 Feb 2018 at 09:00 IST

Styrene monomer (SM) prices down adjusted in Asia last week. Prices fell on the back of bearish upstream energy values, a plunge in benzene feedstock rates coupled with sluggish buying interest in major markets like China ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays. ...
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Polypropylene (PP) prices rise in Asia

On 08 Feb 2018 at 09:00 IST

Polypropylene (PP) prices gained in Asia. The price rise was supported by persistent strong import offers from overseas suppliers, improved buying trends and deals sealed at higher price levels in the region.
In South East Asia (SEA), PP raffia and PP in
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