The Urethane Blog

PTT Explores PO Complex

PTT explores possibility of propylene oxide, polyether polyols complex in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand — PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) signed two head of agreements (HoAs),

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Wanhua Adds Modified MDI Capacity

Wanhua to Put Its 40 Kt/year Modified MDI Facility into Production

2017-07-31    [Source:PUdaily]


Wanhua Chemical announced that its facilities for the first phase project in Zhuhai Industrial Park,

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Chinese MDI Export Overview

China MDI Export Review in the First Half of 2017

2017-07-18    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai-The year of 2017 was half gone and now PUdaily will take you to review the China MDI export performance in the first half of 2017.On the one hand,

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Wanhua Profile

C&EN profiles Wanhua Chemical, a Chinese firm that made it big in urethanes
The world’s top producer of a key isocyanate fought to overcome early struggles
By Jean-François Tremblay


A photo taken at night of a plant in China that produces methylene diphenyl diisocyanate.

Wanhua’s plant in Ningbo features the world’s largest MDI production capacity, Read more

Jiangsu Changhua Expands Polyol Capacity

Jiangsu Changhua Plans to Increase Polyols Capacity to 220Kt/year
2017-07-04    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai-Jiangsu Changhua Polyurethane Science and Technology Co.

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Asian Benzene

A key feedstock for MDI . . .

Asia benzene price outlook uncertain amid stronger fundamentals
29 June 2017 08:33 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Asia’s benzene price movements in the second half of 2017 will be largely determined by stronger demand from key downstream sectors as well as higher supply from new regional capacity expansions and plant restarts,

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Asian Update

Tight Supply Posed an Inversion of Black Material Price

2017-06-29    [Source:PUdaily]


 PUdaily, Shanghai-Black material saw an upsurge and its price was a inversion over the course of past few days.

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Asian Propylene Overview

Asia C3 gains may be capped in H2 by bearish downstream markets
15 June 2017 05:38 Source:ICIS News

Chimneys of Chinese factories 15 June

SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Spot propylene (C3) prices in Asia may not go on a sharp uptrend in the second half of 2017 amid a bearish outlook in downstream Chinese markets,

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Propylene in Asia

Propylene prices on Monday rise across Asia


Propylene prices on Monday gained in Asia. Firmer upstream crude and naphtha rates supported the price rise.

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Indian MDI Overview

India PMDI prices surge amid tight supply; Asia uptrend to continue
10 March 2017 03:17 Source:ICIS News

(I Love Images/REX/Shutterstock)
SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Prices of polymeric methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (PMDI) in India surged to an all-time high amid tightening supply,

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