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April 15, 2015
Several of South Korea’s aromatics exports in March spiked on month-on-month and on year-on-year (YOY) bases, South Korea customs data show. The country transported about 478,849...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Several-of-South-Koreas-March-aromatics-exports-spike-on-month_69430.html
April 8, 2015
China's Ministry of Transport (Beijing) said today that it has requested that ships in the Port of Gulei, Fujian Province, evacuate from the port as a safety precaution after an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Chinas-transport-ministry-ask-ships-to-evacuate-Gulei-Port-after-petchem-plant-fire_69276.html
April 8, 2015
Fires have reignited at least three times since an initial blaze was extinguished yesterday near a para-xylene (p-xylene) plant operated by Tenglong Aromatics, or Dragon Aromatics...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Reports-At-least-three-fires-reignite-at-tanks-belonging-to-Dragon-Aromatics_69275.html
April 6, 2015
A para-xylene plant in Zhangzhou, Fujian Province, China, has exploded for the second time in two years, according to local reports, which say the blast occurred at about 7 p.m. local time on 6 April. Raw video of the facility, owned by Dragon Aromatics, shows a massive fire. According to the South China Morning Post, 78 vehicles and 430 firefighters were sent to the scene....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Reports-Explosion-rocks-Dragon-Aromatics-p-xylene-plant-in-Zhangzhou-China_69218.html
April 1, 2015
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) has awarded a three-year technical services agreement contract to AMEC Foster Wheeler for the former’s Mina Al...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Orpic-award-3-year-services-contract-to-AMEC-Foster-Wheeler_68807.html
March 31, 2015
Hengli Petrochemical (Dalian, China) has started up its third purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant at Dalian, Invista Performance Technologies (IPT) says. “The 2.2 million-m.t...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Hengli-Petrochemical-starts-up-third-PTA-plant-at-Dalian_68770.html
March 31, 2015
China’s imports of benzene and xylenes in February spiked from January despite the Lunar New Year holidays, amid falls in other principal aromatics markets. The country...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Chinas-benzene-xylene-imports-spike-in-February-despite-holidays_69042.html
March 26, 2015
Although China accounts for the world's largest para-xylene (p-xylene) capacity, it will still need to import more than half of this capacity for the foreseeable future, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/IHS-WPC-2015-China-to-keep-importing-p-xylene-as-production-and-demand-grows_68935.html
March 16, 2015
South Korea exported 383,978 m.t. of para-xylene (p-xylene) in February, a 25% fall from January’s total but they almost doubled from 195,988 m.t. year-on-year (YOY), data from...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Koreas-p-xylene-exports-in-February-fall-from-January-but-soar-YOY_68572.html
March 13, 2015
Spot styrene prices in Asia registered a sharp weekly fall amid market concerns about an influx of deepsea cargoes and falling Brent crude contracts, which sank below $57/barrel in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Styrene-prices-fell-sharply-in-Asia-this-week-other-aromatics-down_68551.html
March 9, 2015
Jurong Aromatics Corp. (JAC, Singapore) is preparing to restart its integrated petrochemical plant at Jurong Island, Singapore, having finished maintenance and modification work...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Jurong-Aromatics-prepares-to-restart-production_68378.html
March 6, 2015
Spot styrene and benzene prices in Asia spiked as much as 12% and 14%, respectively, week-on-week today following the return of market participants in China after their Lunar New Year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Asia-styrene-benzene-prices-spike-12-14-percent-this-week_68362.html
February 17, 2015
South Korea exported 512,852 m.t. of para-xylene (p-xylene) in January, surging 72% year-on-year from 298,185 m.t. and up 6.0% from 485,711 m.t. in December 2014, Korea...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Koreas-p-xylene-exports-soared-72-percent-in-January_67799.html
February 9, 2015
S-Oil (Seoul) will supply diesel and naphtha to a Saudi Aramco subsidiary, in return for para-xylene (p-xylene) and light naphtha under a billion-dollar contract, S-Oil announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/S-Oil-signs-billion-dollar-refined-products-p-xylene-supply-deal-with-Saudi-Aramco_67633.html
February 5, 2015
Aromatics prices fell $15-55/m.t. in Asia today, erasing most of the week's gains as regional market sentiment turned bearish following a slump in overnight crude oil futures. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Asia-aromatics-prices-lose-most-of-weeks-gains-today-on-crude-slump_67521.html
February 3, 2015
Spot aromatics prices spiked $30–70/m.t. today as market sentiment rode firmer energy markets. The March Brent crude contract rose yesterday by $1.76, to $54.75/bbl, on the ICE...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Asia-aromatics-prices-spike-as-crude-futures-soar_67437.html
February 2, 2015
IHS Chemical confirms the Asian para-xylene (p-xylene) contract price for February has been settled at $710/m.t. cfr, the first settlement since October 2014, when it was fixed at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Asian-February-p-xylene-contract-settles-for-first-time-since-October_67402.html
January 30, 2015
Japan's exports of major aromatics products mostly fell in 2014, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Finance (Tokyo). Exports of para-xylene (p-xylene) were 2.40...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Japans-exports-of-p-xylene-benzene-declined-in-2014-toluene-mixed-xylene-exports-up_67345.html
January 28, 2015
Pertamina (Jakarta) does not plan to carry out a maintenance program for its aromatics plant at Cilacap, Indonesia in 2015, a source close to the company said today. The plant's...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Pertamina-plans-to-operate-aromatics-plant-throughout-2015_67259.html
January 22, 2015
Saudi Aramco Total Refining & Petrochemical (Satorp), a joint venture in which Aramco holds 62.5% and Total the balance, has announced an increase in quarterly and annual net...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Satorp-reports-large-quarterly-and-annual-losses_67076.html
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