ABS price soar unavoidable
- Players ready for price push. Gibson, Jane // European Chemical News;11/8/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 2123, p10
Reports on the decision of European producers to increase the price of acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) in November 2004. Plan of Dow Chemical to pursue a price hike strategy for ABS; Resistance of the automotive sector to shorter contract mechanisms offered by ABS producers.
- ABS sellers anticipate February hikes. Gibson, Jane // ICIS Chemical Business;2/20/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 7, p30
The article reports on the expectation of European acrylonitrile-butadiene styrene (ABS) producers for price increases in February 2006. Sales volumes in January were strong and have shown improvement as compared to yearend results. Sellers expect price hikes of around â‚¬40 per ton which...
- High styrene pushes up ABS and PS prices. Viswanathan, Prema // Asian Chemical News;2/17/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 389, p24
Discusses the effect of the increase in the price of styrene on acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) and polystyrene prices. Information on styrene prices in February 2003; Reason for the high prices of ABS; Possible decline in the demand for ABS in southern China.
- ABS and SAN Achieve Renewed High Growth Despite Feedstock Costs. Hoffman, John // Chemical Market Reporter;10/28/2002, Vol. 262 Issue 15, p1
Reports on the increase of the demands of acrylonitrile-butadine-one-styrene and styrene-acrylonitrile in the global market. Affordability of the product; Effects of economic recession in the industry; Details on the market share Dow Chemical Co.
- SGPC 200000 T/A ABS Unit Handing-Over. // China Chemical Reporter;10/6/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 28, p12
The article reports developments on the 200,000 tons per annum acrylonitrile-butadiene-sytrene (ABS) project in China. The unit successfully conducted intermediate handing-over in Sinopec Shanghai Gaoqiao Petrochemical Corp. (SGPC) and will start construction on April 18, 2006. It was believed...
- Dow says Pernis plant closure is final. White, Liz // European Rubber Journal;Dec2004, Vol. 186 Issue 12, p25
Reports that Dow Chemical Co. does not plan to reopen its Pernis, Netherlands-based styrene-butadiene rubber/butadiene rubber production unit. Comments from Bill Ray, global marketing chief for the synthetic rubber business of Dow Chemical, on the closure of the Pernis plant; Announcement of...
- High benzene prices boost styrene contracts. Gibson, Jane // European Chemical News;8/23/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 2113, p10
Reports on the impact of the price increase of benzene on the styrene industry in Europe as of September 2004. Factors that contribute to the price increase of benzene; Reason for selling styrene on the open market by Dow Chemical; Outlook on the improvement of benzene market.
- product focus. // Chemical Week;11/8/2006, Vol. 168 Issue 37, p41
The article looks at the global demand for acrylonitrile butadiene styrene as of November 2006. Growth is focused in northeast Asia, where production capacity has expanded significantly in response to strong demand, according to Peter Feng of Chemical Market Associates Inc. U.S. producers,...
- Surging Butadiene Prices Create Short ABS Market. Bewley, Lindsey // Chemical Week;5/3/2010, Vol. 172 Issue 10, p67
This article reports that prices have surged in the North American butadiene market in May 2010 amid short supply. The price of butadiene rose from 63 cents per pound in January to 89 cents per pound in May, while the latest contract settlement rose by six percent from April. It notes that spot...