News & Bulletin Updates
Latin American caustic soda prices may be bottoming out on higher production costs, stabilizing after a steady price decline of over half a year.
India's Haldia Petrochemicals has received the approval to build an aromatics plant with 1.6 million mt/year of paraxylene capacityRead more
In South East Asia, caustic soda price found no change on March 06, with the price at $400/MT on CFR basis on steady demand.
China’s combined output of polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) in February decreased by 5.8% month on month to 3.07m tonnes.Read more
Tasco Chemical has undertaken an emergency shutdown at its MEK Plant in Taiwan due to a major fire in plant and it is expectedRead more
India’s domestic acetone prices have softened for the fourth consecutive week on the back of poor demand and ample supply. Spot
Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) is likely to shut its Polypropylene (PP) unit located in Mangalore, India owing to a shortageRead more
LLDPE prices rose in some parts of the Asian market on Wednesday. The price rise was prompted by a lift in buying trends, firmerRead more
The prompt structure on the benzene market Tuesday flipped into backwardation for the first time since October on tighter supplyRead more
Hindustan Organic Chemicals Ltd (HOCL) has announced a downward price revision for Phenol with effect from March 07, 2019.
Styrene prices in the US hit a 5-month high this week following gains on Wednesday, which put prompt prices at Cent 46.85/GallonRead more
ABS prices rose in Asian market on Wednesday. Reports of improved regional buying sentiments coupled with higher import offersRead more
The Odisha government on Tuesday cleared a Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd proposal to invest Rs 28,700 crore for settingRead more
Weak seasonal demand and oversupply continue to push prices down for Russian low-density polyethylene (LDPE), by aroundRead more
The Rotterdam Butadiene market saw a general firmness in prices on Tuesday. Prices went up from $960/MT to $1030/MT (FOB).Read more
Phenol prices climbed marginally in the South East Asia, Europe and China regions this week. The price gain was on the backRead more
ParaXylene prices increased amid tightening supply during refinery maintenance season. In Asia, PX prices on Tuesday wereRead more
Rising benzene prices in the EU could close the spot benzene arbitrage between the EU and the US, resulting in greater demandRead more
Recent cracker outages in Europe resulted in an uptick in European prices of benzene and styrene, which could have some effectRead more
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation is in plans to shut its Methyl methacrylate (MMA) unit located in Otake, Japan. The isobutyleneRead more
SI Group-India Limited. has announced a downward price revision for phthalic anhydride(PA) with effect from March 04, 2019.
Tasco Chemical is likely to shut its methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) plant for a maintenance turnaround. The plant will be undergoingRead more
SI Group-India Limited. has announced a downward price revision for acetone with effect from March 04, 2019. According
SI Group-India Limited. has announced a downward price revision for phenol with effect from March 04, 2019. According to informationRead more
The prices of C9 solvent have been on a downtrend since mid of January. At present, the bulk price ex- Kandla has stabilized atRead more