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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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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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Sakai cracker to be shut by Mitsui

On 08 Feb 2018 at 08:20 IST

Mitsui Chemicals is likely to take its naphtha-fed steam cracker off-stream for a maintenance turnaround.
A Polymerupdate source in Japan informed that the plant is likely to be taken off-line for turnaround in mid-June 2018. It is slated to remain under
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Yansab starts maintenance at PE units

On 05 Feb 2018 at 08:20 IST

Yanbu National Petrochemical Company (Yansab) has shut its high density polyethylene (HDPE) and linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) units for maintenance.
A Polymerupdate source in Saudi Arabia informed that the company has commenced turnaround at the
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Blast rocks Naphtha cracker of IOCL Panipat refinery

On 23 Jan 2018 at 08:20 IST

Indian oil major, Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), witnessed a massive blast in its refinery at Panipat, Haryana.
A domestic source informed that the blast took place in the Naphtha Cracker of the refinery on Monday afternoon. One contractual employ
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Ethylene prices quote stable in Asia

On 22 Jan 2018 at 09:00 IST

Despite firmer upstream energy rates, ethylene prices were assessed flat in Asia last week.
On Friday, FOB Korea prices of ethylene were assessed at the USD 1355/mt levels while CFR North East Asia prices of ethylene were assessed at the USD 1385/mt mark
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Ethylene prices continue to march higher in Asia

On 08 Jan 2018 at 09:00 IST

Ethylene prices firmed in Asia last week. Limited regional product availability, bullish demand trends coupled with firmer upstream energy values together helped sellers of ethylene to increase their prices sharply higher across the Asian region.
On Frida
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Ethylene prices journey north in Asia

On 02 Jan 2018 at 09:00 IST

Ethylene prices journeyed northward in Asia last week. Reports of continued bullish buying sentiments, limited product avails and stronger downstream SM and MEG values, together supported the price rise.
On Friday, CFR North East Asia prices of ethylene
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Ethylene prices march higher in Asia on Thursday

On 29 Dec 2017 at 09:00 IST

Ethylene prices in Asia on Thursday firmed.
The price rise was a result of strong regional buying interest, limited product availability and firmer downstream SM and MEG rates.
CFR North East Asia prices of ethylene were assessed higher at the USD 1
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