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May 26, 2016
Para-xylene (p-xylene) producers JX Nippon Oil and Energy (Tokyo), Idemitsu Kosan (Tokyo), and SK Global Chemical (Seoul) have nominated June Asia contract prices at $840/m.t. cfr...
May 25, 2016
China’s April para-xylene (p-xylene) import volume was 1.04 million m.t., down 114,386 m.t. or 9.93% from the previous month, IHS Chemical data show. The volume was stable...
May 13, 2016
Purified terephthalic acid (PTA) futures on the Zhengzhou, China, commodity exchange have shed 308 renminbi/m.t., or 6.24%, between 3 May and 13 May, weighed down by a sell-off in...
April 15, 2016
Alpek's (Monterrey, Mexico) consolidated net income for the first quarter of this year totaled $105 million, more than doubling the $48 million recorded in the first quarter of last...
April 8, 2016
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the polyethylene terephthalate (PET), purified terephthalic acid (PTA), and purified...
April 7, 2016
China Prosperity Jiangyin Petrochemical (Jiangyin, China) successfully started up a new 2.2 million m.t./year purified terephthalic acid (PTA) line on 14 March, according to Invista Performance Technologies (IPT), which supplied the process technology....
April 1, 2016
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says that, on 31 March, it completed the previously announced acquisition of BP’s petrochemical complex at Decatur, AL. The complex can produce 1...
March 21, 2016
Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, TN) is increasing the offlist price in North America of its Eastman 168 non-phthalate plasticizer by 2 cts/lb on 1 April. The company cites higher operating costs, particularly raw materials....
January 25, 2016
Mossi Ghisolfi Group's (M&G; Tortona, Italy) chemicals arm, headquartered in Luxembourg, says it will increase the initial capacity of a previously announced, integrated...
January 12, 2016
Loop Industries (Los Angeles) has completed a pilot plant to validate the company's proprietary polyethylene terephthalate (PET) depolymerization technology, the company says. Positive...
January 6, 2016
BP has agreed to sell its aromatics complex in Decatur, AL, to Indorama Ventures (Bangkok). Financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed. The complex can produce 1...
December 31, 2015
South Korea is “encouraging” its petrochemical industry to reduce production capacity voluntarily as part of a broader initiative to restructure industrial production in...
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