ASIAN NUMBERS FII BUT OUTLOOK IS MIXED
- 4TH OF JULY HOLSâ€¦ BUT WHERE'S THE GASOLINE? Gibson, Jane // ICIS Chemical Business;7/10/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 27, p27
The article discusses the impact of the high gasoline demand on the spot prices of European and Asian naphtha. Such demand is driving up naphtha prices forcing the Asian naphtha premium over Brent crude as high as $115/tonne for August 2006. Recent turnarounds in Asia have tightened naphtha...
- Asia counts cost of surging naphtha. Tong, Alfred // Asian Chemical News;8/22/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 504, p8
Reports on the impact of naphtha feedstock costs on the financial results of Asian cracker operators for the second half of 2005. Opinion of analyst Aaron Yap on the financial condition of Asian petrochemical companies; Lack of technical capability among several Asian naphtha-based crackers to...
- Slowdown will hit trade hard. // Travel Weekly (UK);11/30/2007, p2
The article reports on a warning issued by Professor Douglas McWilliams, chief executive of the Centre for Economic and Business Research, that the travel industry faces a sharper slowdown than the overall economy in 2008. He pointed out that travel faces an uncomfortable mix of a slowing...
- Fuel Costs Offset Traffic Gains. McKenna, Ed // Traffic World;12/6/2004, Vol. 268 Issue 49, p31
Reports on the expected fall of airlines earnings in 2004 despite of sustained growth in international traffic around the world. Attribution of the predicted decrease to rising fuel costs; Gain in cargo posted by the Middle East; Resurgence in freight tonne kilometers in Europe.
- Kuwait runs deficit. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;10/7/2015, Vol. 59 Issue 40, p18
The article discusses the low breakeven oil price forecast for Kuwait for 2015 by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
- Gasoline prices expected to rise during summer months. Mills, Alex // Fort Worth Business Press;4/19/2010, Vol. 22 Issue 16, p31
The article reports on the expectation by hedge fund managers of an increase in gasoline prices through the summer months, according to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
- High Olefins Prices Here to Stay. Coons, Rebecca // Chemical Week;1/7/2008, Vol. 170 Issue 1, p19
This article states that North American olefins producers will continue to enjoy solid margins and strong demand this year, analysts say. Limited capacity increases worldwide and delayed cracker startups in the Mideast will keep operating rates strong, sources say. Also, olefins prices will...
- Local. // Finance Week;5/19/2003, p9
Reports financial developments in South Africa as of May 2003. Decline in fuel prices; Increase in the corporate earnings of Tiger Brands; Optimism in the business forecasts of Fitch Ratings.
- PE, PP,PET up on oil's surge. Esposito, Frank // Plastics News;10/22/2007, Vol. 19 Issue 34, p3
The article informs that recent surge in crude oil prices has helped North American resin makers increase per-pound selling prices for polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle resin. In PP, oil prices and tightness in propylene monomer supplies have...