November output takes seasonal dip
- A brighter picture. Sato, Yutaka // Asian Chemical News;7/14/2003 Supplement, p12
Predicts a positive prospect for petrochemical companies in Japan. Rationale of refinery-affiliated producers for shifting to propylene; Demand for major petrochemicals in 2001; Domestic demand for ethylene; Capacities of several petrochemicals.
- CHINESE WHISPERS ARE RIFE AT APIC CONFERENCE. Gibson, Jane; Brice, Andy // ICIS Chemical Business;5/28/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 68, p27
The author considers that China will no longer be an option for the petrochemical industries in Asia. She emphasizes that discussions at the Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference in Taiwan in July 2007 has brought home this sobering thought. She adds that while Japanese ethylene is overflowing,...
- A Brief Look at India's Plastics and Petrochemical Industry. Rangarajan, S. // Popular Plastics & Packaging;Feb2010, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p40
The author reflects on India's plastics and petrochemical industry. He cites the combined olefins production capacities of India in 2009 which includes ethylene, propylene and butadiene. He mentions that estimated projections indicate that per capita polymer consumption will reach 13 kilograms....
- Western Europe ethylene output falls, propylene rises. // Chemical Business;Jul99, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p68
Reports the decline in output of ethylene and increase in output of propylene in Western Europe for the first quarter of 1999.
- Olefins Markets Face Feedstock Pressure As Consumption Eases. Chadwick, Keith // Chemical Market Reporter;09/04/2000, Vol. 258 Issue 10, p3
Evaluates the state of the market for ethylene and propylene as of September 2000. Average contract prices for ethylene; Factors which contributed to the decline in the ethylene and propylene market; Rise of feedstock costs; Propylene contract prices for August 2000.
- Bangkok talk sombre. Robinson, Simon // ICIS Chemical Business;5/15/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 19, p4
The article deals with issues concerning the global chemical business. Olefins prices have been climbing steadily ahead of Asia's largest gathering of the chemicals industry, with ethylene and propylene closing in on the $1100/tonne CFR Asia level. Cracker shutdowns and heavy turnaround...
- Naphtha leaps to $353. Viswanathan, Prema // Asian Chemical News;2/17/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 389, p26
Presents news briefs related to the Asian chemical industry as of February 2003. Status of the market for ethylene; Reason for the increase in the prices of ammonia; Increase in the prices of propylene.
- Volumes sink but cash margins broaden in Q2. Vasnetsov, Sergey // Asian Chemical News;6/9/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 404, p12
Reports on trends in the U.S. chemical industry as of June 2003. Analysis of the near-term conditions in the ethylene market; Factor attributed to the shift of the U.S. propylene industry from a tight to a weaker market; Status of the titanium dioxide market in April 2003.
- Olefins in a spot after wide C2, C3 price gaps. // Asian Chemical News;6/16/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 405, p28
Reports on the price gaps between the ethylene and propylene markets in Asia, as of June 2003. Information on the condition of the ethylene market; Reactions from sellers and traders; Action taken by Taiwanese buyers.