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EuroChem's first-quarter profits rise, lower fertilizer prices hurt sales
EuroChem Group (Zug, Switzerland), a leading global fertilizer producer, on Wednesday reported consolidated revenues for the first three months of 2015 of $1.24 billion, 13% down on the year-earlier quarter, and Ebitda of $461 million, up 14% on the first...

Solvay forms sodium bicarbonate JV for air pollution applications
Solvay has formed a 50-50 joint venture with Enirgi Chemicals (Toronto), a diversified industrials and chemicals company, to produce sodium bicarbonate materials for industrial emissions reduction in North America. Terms of the jv agreement, including...

Schulman completes PET masterbatch compounding expansion in Belgium
A. Schulman says that it has expanded its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) compounding capacity by adding a production line at the masterbatch plant at Bornem, Belgium. The added PET product, which is commercialized under the name PolyPet, will significantly...

Europe's benzene, styrene prices start week under pressure
Styrene and benzene spot prices have come under further pressure in Europe to start the week, amid a weakening of aromatics markets worldwide despite a relatively steady upstream picture. After a reported trade at $1,470/m.t. fob Rotterdam late on 15 May...

Styrene-benzene spread approaches $550 in Europe as production issues emerge
The styrene-over-benzene spread in Europe has jumped almost to $550/m.t., a gain of about $120/m.t. on the week, as benzene and styrene spot prices have been pulled in opposite directions. Benzene spot prices declined during trading yesterday to a low of...

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