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April 23, 2015
Fundamental changes in Europe’s polyethylene (PE) market—better demand, fewer imports, and unexpected plant outages—have boosted industry operating rates there. The...
April 23, 2015
The explosion at Dragon Aromatics (Zhangzhou, China) on 6 April is likely to put the company’s para-xylene (p-xylene) plant off-line for several months, according to IHS Chemical’s...
April 23, 2015
Operating rates for North American polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producers during the first quarter averaged about 79%, says IHS Chemical’s Market Advisory Service: Americas Vinyl Weekly...
April 23, 2015
Most Asian producers of styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) increased their prices during the week ending 17 April, says IHS Chemical’s Market Advisory Service: Asia C4 Olefins &...
April 23, 2015
Rising caprolactam prices have increased the cost of producing nylon-6 engineering resin in North America. Producers have announced price increases, but supply is ample, and IHS...
April 16, 2015
Asia’s para -xylene ( p -xylene) demand remains strong, and more p -xylene will likely be transacted in the region’s spot market, pushing prices higher, as the market...
April 16, 2015
High oil prices have loosened the grip of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) on China’s petrochemical industry by opening the door to on-purpose production from coal and other...
April 6, 2015
Companies at this year’s International Plastics Showcase (NPE2015) trade fair, held in the Orange County Convention Center at Orlando, FL, on 24–27 March, have expressed generally optimistic views on plastics markets....
March 19, 2015
Venezuela’s economy has been under intense pressure in recent years. Erratic economic policies and oil prices’ freefall have set the scenario for economic contraction, high inflation, and policies that make it difficult to attract much-needed foreign investment. IHS forecasts that Venezuela’s economy, having already fallen 4.1% in 2014, will shrink more than 3% in the next two years. Some recovery is expected after 2017....
March 19, 2015
BP’s acetic acid production facility at Hull, UK, was offstream and in force majeure during the fourth quarter of 2014, but the plant began to increase operating rates in the...
March 12, 2015
Europe’s acetic acid market became more balanced in February, says IHS Chemical’s Market Advisory Service: Global Acetyls Summary. Production in Europe improved, and imports at the...
March 12, 2015
Two major developments drove the price of key tire raw materials in February, says IHS Chemical’s Market Advisory Service: Global Tire Type Indices. One was the lower price...
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