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SM prices in Asia march higher

On 14 Aug 2018 at 09:00 IST

Styrene Monomer (SM) prices in Asia firmed on Monday. The price gain was a result of higher upstream crude rates last Friday coupled with gains recorded in benzene values.
Reports of limited product availability and bullish cues from the US further suppor
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TSMC completes turnaround at SM plant

On 09 Aug 2018 at 08:20 IST

Taiwan Styrene Monomer is likely to restart its styrene monomer (SM) plant following a maintenance turnaround.
A Polymerupdate source in Taiwan informed that the company has resumed operations at the plant on August 8, 2018. The plant remained under maint
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SM unit restarts by Jinxi Petrochemical

On 06 Aug 2018 at 08:20 IST

Jinxi Petrochemical has brought on-stream its styrene monomer (SM) unit following a maintenance turnaround.
A Polymerupdate source in China informed that the company has completed turnaround at the unit in end-July 2018. The unit remained under maintenanc
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SM prices in Asia rise on Thursday

On 03 Aug 2018 at 09:00 IST

Despite a drop in upstream benzene rates, Styrene Monomer (SM) prices in Asia gianed on Thursday. Prices gained mainly on account of constrained product avails in the key markets like China.
FOB Korea prices of SM were assessed up at the USD 1400/mt FOB K
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PS plant brought on-stream by Gazprom

On 03 Aug 2018 at 08:20 IST

Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat (GNS) has restarted its polystyrene (PS) plant following a maintenance turnaround.
A Polymerupdate source in Russia informed that the company has resumed operations at the plant last week on July 26, 2018. The plant was shut for
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SM prices in Asia inch higher

On 27 Jul 2018 at 09:00 IST

Styrene Monomer (SM) prices in Asia edged higher on Thursday. The price rise was on the back of strong buying activity in the region.
Higher upstream energy and benzene rates further supported the price gain.
FOB Korea prices of SM were assessed up a
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SM prices in Asia witness a fall

On 18 Jul 2018 at 10:00 IST

SM prices in Asia on Tuesday declined. The price fall was on the back of sluggish buying trends in key markets like China coupled with a decline in feedstock benzene prices.
A tumble in upstream crude values on Monday further supported the price fall.
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SM prices in Asia decline

On 10 Jul 2018 at 09:00 IST

Styrene Monomer (SM) prices on Monday dropped in Asia.
The price fall was prompted by muted buying trends in key markets like China coupled with improved product availability in the region.
FOB Korea prices of SM were assessed down at the USD 1340/m
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Asian SM prices rise on Thursday

On 06 Jul 2018 at 09:00 IST

SM prices in Asia on Thursday climbed. The price gain was prompted by higher upstream energy values on Wednesday.
Improved buying sentiments in major markets like China further supported the price rise.
FOB Korea prices of SM were assessed at the USD
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Asian SM prices edge higher

On 04 Jul 2018 at 10:45 IST

Despite weaker upstream energy values, SM prices in Asia inched higher on Tuesday.
The price rise was prompted by improved buying trends in the region coupled with a rise in upstream benzene rates.
FOB Korea prices of SM were assessed up at the USD 1
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