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April 11, 2016Chemours (Wilmington, DE) says it will increase the price of its Ti-Pure titanium dioxide (TiO2) grades by $150/m.t. worldwide on 1 May. The increase follows 1 April increases by Huntsman and Tronox....
April 11, 2016Yara International (Oslo) said on Monday that it will invest approximately 1 billion Brazilian real ($275 million) to expand and modernize its Rio Grande, Brazil fertilizer plant. The...
April 11, 2016Ineos says it has completed operational trials on train 2 of its gas cracker at Grangemouth, UK, eight years after it was mothballed because of dwindling gas supplies from the North...
April 11, 2016Spot prices of aromatics were mostly higher in the United States on 8 April, following a second refinery fire is as many days. LyondellBasell Industries extinguished a blaze at its...
April 8, 2016Europe's April customer reference price (CRP) for styrene has settled in line with the barge price at €1,120/m.t., an increase of €95/m.t. over the March...
April 8, 2016The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to verify whether debt write-offs by the Romanian state and continued supplies by state-owned enterprises to chemical...
April 8, 2016Downstream polyester resin producers are wondering whether there will be a follow-on settlement to Europe's April para-xylene (p-xylene) contract price following the initial...
April 8, 2016Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the polyethylene terephthalate (PET), purified terephthalic acid (PTA), and purified...
April 8, 2016The Kuwait Styrene Co. (TKSC), Kuwait’s only styrene producer, has declared force majeure on styrene from the company's ethylbenzene-styrene complex at Shuaiba, Kuwait, a company...
April 11, 2016Vale (Rio de Janeiro) denied that it was negotiating the sale of fertilizer assets to Yara (Oslo), according to a statement issued by the company on 6 April. The statement followed a...