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- POLYMERS IN BRIEF. // ICIS Chemical Business;8/30/2010, Vol. 278 Issue 6, p18
The article offers news briefs related to global polymer industry. Benchmark offers for September 2010-arrival of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) cargoes to China rose by 40 dollar/tonne. European recycled polyethylene terephthalate (R-PET) prices has fallen due to reduced demand. Polyethylene...
- A steady rise for metallocene. // European Chemical News;2/10/2003, Vol. 78 Issue 2039, p12
Forecasts the increase in U.S. demand for metallocene and single-site polymers by 2006. Percentage of the demand increase; Demand for linear low density polyethylene; Condition of film and sheet application market.
- Europe PE spot rises as month falls. Naylor, Linda // ICIS Chemical Business;3/24/2014, Vol. 285 Issue 12, p26
The article focuses on spot prices for polyethylene in Europe as of March 14, 2014. It states that some low density polyethylene (LDPE) producers reported they had sold out of product due to high demand prompted mainly by low prices and mentions that there is still little slack between polymer...
- Asia polymer makers targeting hikes. Ikram, Tahir; Yeow Pei Lin; Perez, Arianne; Fadhil, Muhamad; Chong, Kite; Pathare, Veena; Lee, Helen; Ong, Clive // ICIS Chemical Business;3/9/2015, Issue 3226, p57
The article reports on the plans of polymer producers in Asia to increase their prices. Topics discussed include the expected rise in the prices of ethylene and propylene, the scheduled turnarounds of several crackers in Japan and South Korea, and the tight supply of polyethylene (PE). Also...
- Prices rise in line with sellers' strategy. Gibson, Jane // European Chemical News;8/2/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 2111, p13
Reports on the price increases announced by commodity plastic polymer producers in Europe in July 2004. Reasons for the price increase; Relation of the supply and demand dynamics with the price increase; Price increases for polymers, high-density polyethylene, polypropylene and polystyrene.
- Tight Supply, Rising Prices Draw Imports. Sim, Peck Hwee // Chemical Week;12/14/2005, Vol. 167 Issue 42, p26
The article reports that the tight polymers supply in the U.S. and the increase in domestic prices in 2005 have attracted imports of certain polymers. High premium of North American prices over Asian prices and excess supply in Asia can be attributed to the vulnerability of polyethylene...
- Checking the Time Line. Hunter, David // Chemical Week;3/17/2004, Vol. 166 Issue 9, p3
Comments on the status of the chemical industry as of March 2004. Demand for chemicals; Prices for polyethylene; Statement issued by industry analysts about the supply-demand balance; Percentage of increase in polyethylene production in 2003.
- Week in brief. Creswell, Sarah // ICIS Chemical Business;6/15/2015, Issue 3663, p17
This section offers news briefs on the chemical industry as of June 2015 including the tight supply of polyethylene (PE) in Europe, the resumption of operations at the Singapore Chemical Plant (SCP) of ExxonMobil following a scheduled turnaround, and force majeure declared by Indonesian...
- Oversupply worry hits Mideast PE/PP. FADHIL, MUHAMAD // ICIS Chemical Business;1/5/2015, Vol. 287 Issue 1, p16
The article suggests the potential of Middle East producers to lower polymer prices in light of concerns about the oversupply of polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP). It reports the plan of plastics converter Borouge to expand its production capacity for olefins and polyolefins in Abu Dhabi,...