TITLE

5-MINUTE MARKET WATCH

AUTHOR(S)
Robison, Simon
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;8/28/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 32, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news briefs on the chemical industry in Asia and other parts of the world. The toluene di-isocyanate plant of Dow Chemical in Porto Marghera, Italy will be temporarily closed as part of an evaluation of its long-term competitiveness. There has been a 90% increase in the production of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) at a VCM plant in Taiwan after its re-opening. A $30 per tonne price hike for acrylonitrile was proposed by Japan-based Asahi Kasei Chemicals.
ACCESSION #
22258663

 

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