TDI prices rise on robust Chinese demand

August 2004
Asian Chemical News;8/30/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 458, p23
Trade Publication
Reports on the price increase of toluene diisocyanate (TDI) in Asia as of August 2004. Factors that contributed to the price increase; Background on the TDI demand in China; Cost of toluene.


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