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PE units taken off-stream by FREP

On 31 Oct 2018 at 08:20 IST

Fujian Refining & Petrochemical (FREP) has shut its No. 1 & 2 polyethylene (PE) units for a maintenance turnaround.
A Polymerupdate source in China informed that the company has commenced turnaround at the units on October 28-30, 2018. The units are expec
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Asian ethylene prices decline on Monday

On 30 Oct 2018 at 09:00 IST

On Monday, ethylene prices in Asia dropped.
Prices fell on the back of bearish upstream crude and naphtha values, muted buying interest and sufficient product availability in the region.
CFR North East Asia prices of ethylene were assessed down at t
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Ethylene prices sink in Asia

On 29 Oct 2018 at 09:00 IST

Ethylene prices plunged in Asia last week. Prices fell steeply mainly on account of a week on week drop in upstream crude and naphtha values.
Reports of plentiful product availability in the region coupled with bearish downstream PE demand and pricing tr
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Asian ethylene prices journey south on Tuesday

On 24 Oct 2018 at 09:00 IST

On Tuesday, ethylene prices in Asia drifted lower. The price decline was triggered by weaker upstream crude and naphtha values, dull buying interest and plentiful product availability in the region.
CFR North East Asia prices of ethylene were assessed dow
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ExxonMobil to complete turnaround at No. 1 cracker of Singapore

On 24 Oct 2018 at 08:20 IST

ExxonMobil is likely to brought on-stream its No. 1 cracker following a maintenance turnaround.
A Polymerupdate source in Singapore informed that the company has planned to restart the cracker this week. The cracker was shut for maintenance on September 3
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Ethylene prices tumble in Asia

On 22 Oct 2018 at 09:00 IST

Bearish upstream crude and naphtha values pulled ethylene prices sharply lower in Asia last week. The price drop was further supported by ample regional product avails coupled with weaker downstream PE demand and pricing trends.
On Friday, CFR North East
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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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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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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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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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