IN THIS WEEK
- In this week's...Chemical Week Asia. // Chemical Week;7/15/1998, Vol. 160 Issue 26, p20
Presents a series of news about the chemical industry of Asia in July 1998. Implication of the decision of the Salim company not to take a forty percent state in the PT Peni cracker in West Java; Increase in production capacity of the polycarbonate resins of Bayer in Thailand; Losses of the 12...
- Market picks up as stocks run low. Vasnetsov, Sergey // Asian Chemical News;8/15/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 503, p10
Offers a look at economic trends in the U.S. chemical market in 2005. Signs of recovery in the polyethylene market; Price increases for polypropylene for the month of July 2005; Reasons behind the softness in the polyvinyl chloride market.
- Surplus prompts PE, PVC dip. Esposito, Frank // Plastics News;10/16/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 33, p3
Reports on the decline in the prices of polyethylene (PE) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in the United States in September 2000 as a result of well-stocked inventories and lessened demand. Producers' efforts to raise prices; Impact of oil price trends on the PE and PVC pricing.
- Prices on the rebound. // Asian Chemical News;6/9/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 404, p26
Reports on the status of trade for polymer products in Asia as of June 2003. Effect on the increase of styrene prices on general purpose polystyrene and high-impact polystyrene; Trends on high density polyethylene; Information on transactions on polyvinyl chloride. INSET: Untitled.
- PVC optimism high. // Asian Chemical News;11/10/2003, Vol. 10 Issue 423, p26
Assesses the market for various types of polymers as of November 10, 2003. Polyvinyl chloride; High density polyethylene; Linear low density polyethylene; Polystyrene.
- PE prices up 5 cents in May, PVC still rising. Esposito, Frank // Plastics News;6/7/1999, Vol. 11 Issue 16, p4
Reports on the increase in polyethylene (PE) prices in the United States in May 1999. Factors contributing to the increase; PE prices in 1998; Industry's concern about the increase in PE prices; Effect of the increase on major chemical companies; Increase in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) prices.
- basic chemicals & plastics. // Chemical Week;9/22/2004, Vol. 166 Issue 31, p55
Presents news briefs on the chemical industry as of September 2004. Increase in demand for polyvinyl chloride in the U.S. in August 2004; Increase in prices for Bayer's nylon and styrenic polymers; Pricing for various chemicals.
- The Indian Chlor-Alkali Industry: A Review. // Chemical Business;Oct2007, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p41
The article focuses on the Indian chlor-alkali industry. The industry provides 90% of the global demand for chlorine which is set to rise by 2010 particularly in relation to polyvinyl chloride (PVC). The chlor-alkali industry produces caustic soda, chlorine and soda ash and includes companies...
- Europe PVC faces bleak future. WILSON, STEPHANIE; LIAO, RUTH // ICIS Chemical Business;6/20/2011, Vol. 279 Issue 22, p34
The article reports that future remains bleak for many chlor-alkali producers in Europe as profitability throughout the industry remains low, despite improvement in the economic conditions since the 2008 financial crisis. Moreover, the European Union's 2020 deadline to switch mercury...