The Urethane Blog

Wanhua Increases TDI Pricing

June 15, 2017

Dear Valued Customer,

Wanhua Chemical will increase the prices of its WANNATE® TDI products by

$0.10/lb in the North American and Caribbean regions effect June 15,

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BASF Increases TDI Prices

June 19, 2017

Dear Valued Customer,

Effective June 19, 2017 or as contracts allow, BASF Corporation is raising the price for all
Lupranate® TDI products by $ 0.10 per pound.

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Propylene Rollover for June


Initial June US propylene contract price settlement a rollover: sources

Houston (Platts)–13 Jun 2017 452 pm EDT/2052 GMT


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June Propylene Negotiations Begin

Direction uncertain as US June propylene contract negotiations begin
09 June 2017 23:00 Source:ICIS News

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HOUSTON (ICIS)–Discussions for US June propylene contract prices have ranged from a slight increase to a slight decrease amid falling inventories and expectations of increasing supply.

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BASF Raises BDO in Europe

02. June 2017
BASF increases prices for butanediol and derivatives in Europe

BASF is increasing the prices of the following products with immediate effect or as existing contracts permit in Europe:

Price increase

1,4-Butanediol (BDO)
+EUR 200 per tonne

Tetrahydrofuran (THF)
+EUR 150 per tonne

Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF)
+EUR 300 per tonne

N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone (NMP)
+EUR 150 per tonne

Gamma Butyrolactone (GBL)
+EUR 150 per tonne Read more

Middle East PU Markets Slow

Middle East isocyanates, polyols demand muted amid Ramadan
02 June 2017 04:37 Source:ICIS News

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SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Demand for isocyanates and polyols in the Middle East has entered a seasonally weak period amid the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan,

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Middle East Isocyanate Overview

Market Outlook: Sadara entry a boon for isocyanates buyers, bane for producers
Izham Ahmad

02 March 2017 15:18 Source:ICIS Chemical Business


The Sadara complex will add around 600,000 tonnes/year of isocyanates to the market

While major producers of isocyanates in northeast Asia are likely to bemoan the eventual entry of Sadara into the market,

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