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Asia styrene, benzene prices spike 12-14% this week
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 holidays ended last week. Spot benzene prices were assessed on 27 February...

Celanese raises acetic acid prices in China and rest of Asia
Celanese has raised its acetic acid prices in China and the rest of Asia, effective 3 March, the company says. Celanese cites a "recent rapid increase and continued volatility in global methanol prices." The price hikes are 100 renminbi/m.t...

European Commission sets out blueprint for tackling climate change post-2020
The European Commission has outlined Europe’s vision for the global climate change agreement to be adopted at the climate summit to be held in Paris in December. The commission announced the vision, “The Paris Protocol—a blueprint for...

China retains top spot for benzene exports from Korea
China was the leading destination for benzene exports from South Korea for a second straight month in February, data obtained by IHS Chemical show. More than 98,000 m.t. of benzene were transported to China in February, up from 95,149 m.t. in January and...

AkzoNobel builds alkoxylation facility at Ningbo
AkzoNobel says that it has recently broken ground on a new alkoxylation facility at Ningbo, China, bringing the company’s total investment in the Ningbo multi-site to more than €400 million ($448 million). AkzoNobel first announced its intention to...

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