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August 11, 2016
South Korea's purified terephthalic acid (PTA) producers are once again seeking new trade routes after the European Union initiated antidumping investigations on 3 August, and China extended its antidumping duties of 2-11.2% for another five years starting 11 August....
August 11, 2016
Duties on South Korea's PTA range from 2% to 11.2% with Hanwha General Chemical and Lotte Chemical at the lowest end of the scale. China has extended antidumping duties on purified...
August 11, 2016
US nonfuel-use propylene inventory dropped during the week ending 5 August, according to data released by the US Energy Information Administration. The decline, the fifth in as many weeks, came with the market awaiting renewed supply from Dow's 750,000 metric tons propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit in Freeport, Texas....
August 10, 2016
Yancoal Canada Resources Co. Ltd. (Saskatoon, Canada), an exploration and development company wholly owned by Yanzhou Coal Mining Co. Ltd. (Yanzhou, China), has received conditional...
August 10, 2016
US benzene imports dropped in June, capping off an overall second-quarter decline, according to data compiled by IHS. The June result had been expected sinces Asia had been cutting back on benzene shipments because of production issues in the region....
August 10, 2016
Huntsman Corp. (The Woodlands, Texas) has announced that it will increase the price of titanium dioxide globally on 1 September. Prices in Europe will increase by €150 per metric ton, or $160 per metric ton in dollar-based markets. In North America, prices will increase by $0.07 per pound. In other regions, prices will increase by $160 per metric ton....
August 10, 2016
Engineering and construction group Nuberg Engineering Ltd. (Noida, India) has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction contract on a lump-sum turnkey basis by...
August 10, 2016
Yara International ASA (Oslo, Norway) has announced that it has agreed to acquire Tata Chemicals Ltd.'s (TCL; Mumbai, India) Babrala, India, urea plant and distribution business for $400 million on a debt-and-cash-free basis, including normalized net working capital....
August 9, 2016
The steep backwardation for benzene spot prices between August and September indicates that prompt availability, which emerged as an issue at the end of July, continues to trouble the...
August 8, 2016
Ciech Soda Romania (CSR; Râmnicu Vâlcea, Romania), a subsidiary of Ciech SA (Warsaw, Poland), is renegotiating its steam supply from CET Gevora SA (Râmnicu...
August 8, 2016
Axiall Corp. (Atlanta, Georgia) says a year-over-year (YOY) decline in selling prices cut into the second-quarter sales and profitability of both its chlorovinyls segment and building products segment. The company reports an overall second-quarter net loss of $27.8 million, down from the net profit of $20.6 million in the year-ago period. Net sales totaled $776.1 million, down 11% YOY. Adjusted earnings fell 75%, to $0.12 per share, well ahead of the average analyst estimate of $0.01 per share, as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
August 8, 2016
Essar Oil Ltd. (Mumbai, India), an energy company, says it intends to invest 12 billion Indian rupees ($180 million) to upgrade its Vadinar, India, refinery over the next three years...
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