The Urethane Blog

Chinese CASE Polyol Overview

Summary of CASE polyols output and sales over the past decade

2017-12-14    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai– CASE polyols are mainly used in waterproof coatings,

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Chinese Environmental Closures Benefit BASF

Germany’s BASF benefits from chemicals tightness, China closures – Bernstein
30 November 2017 09:25 Source:ICIS News

Ludwigshafen crackerLONDON (ICIS)–Germany’s chemical major BASF is benefiting from higher-than-expected demand in Europe and China’s pollution-related plant closures,

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Chinese Aliphatic Isocyanate Overview

Major Events in China PU Industry of 2017( IPDI )

2017-11-24    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai – In the fourth quarter of 2017,

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NE Asia Propylene Update

NE Asia propylene market outlook bearish despite recent gains
13 November 2017 06:33 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Spot propylene prices in northeast Asia may remain weak as recent gains are unlikely to be sustained given expectations of longer supply in November.

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Asian Benzene Rises


Asian spot benzene reaches eight-month high on rising global prices

Singapore (Platts)–9 Nov 2017 442 am EST/942 GMT


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SKC Investments in China

SKC to invest $71 mn to add wet chemical, polyurethane plants in China

2017.10.26 15:21:11 | 2017.10.26 18:02:41

South Korea’s SKC Co.,

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Chinese TDI Market

How is the Soaring China TDI Price Formed?

2017-10-20    [Source:PUdaily]



PUdaily, Shanghai– Last Thursday,the price of domestic TDI started to soar again.

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Blue Skies in China

China Shuts Down Tens Of Thousands Of Factories In Unprecedented Pollution Crackdown



October 23, 20174:52 AM ET
Heard on Morning Edition

A woman wearing a face mask walks on a street as Beijing is hit by polluted air and sandstorms on May 4.

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BASF Improvements in Chongqing

BASF building SMR at Chinese MDI unit

According to reports by the US news agency “PetroChemical News” on 2 October 2017,

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Polyol Prices Rise in China

The Prices of Polyether Polyols and Propylene Oxide Saw Significant Increase after the National Day
2017-10-13    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai–

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