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April 18, 2016New antidumping duties on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin from China, India, Oman, and Canada are unlikely to reduce imports by the United States, but they may improve the margins of domestic producers, IHS Chemical says....
April 18, 2016Alpek'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, 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 1, 2016Indorama 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 31, 2016In a unanimous vote on 31 March, the US International Trade Commission (USITC) determined that domestic producers have been injured by imports of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin from Canada, China, India, and Oman, clearing the way for antidumping duties....
February 29, 2016Dhunseri Petrochem (Kolkata) and Indorama Ventures (IVL; Bangkok), a major producer of polyester, have agreed to enter into an equally owned joint venture to produce and sell...
January 25, 2016Mossi 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, 2016Loop Industries (Los Angeles) has completed a pilot plant to validate the company's proprietary polyethylene terephthalate (PET) depolymerization technology, the company says. Positive...
January 8, 2016This year, polyethylene (PE) supply will grow 3.7 million m.t. more than demand, causing operating rates to drop in every region, IHS Chemical says. The economic developments of...