The Urethane Blog

BASF Price Hikes on MDI and Polyol

December 12, 2017

Dear Valued Customer,

Effective January 1, 2018 or as contracts allow, BASF Corporation is raising the price for all
Lupranate® Polymeric MDI products by $ 0.08 per pound,

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Toluene Update


Toluene arbitrage from Europe to US Gulf opens

London (Platts)–6 Dec 2017 1026 pm EST/326 GMT


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Dow Increases

December 4, 2017

Polyol Price Action

Dear Valued Customer:

Effective January 1, 2018,

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Wanhua Posts TDI Hike

November 20, 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 December 1,

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Benzene Tightness

NWE benzene rises above $900/mt, tracking US market higher

London (Platts)–14 Nov 2017 720 am EST/1220 GMT


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Latin America Impacted by Urethane Shortages

APLA ’17: Latin American polyurethane markets facing tight supply amid global outages
14 November 2017 13:19 Source:ICIS News

RIO DE JANEIRO (ICIS)–Latin America’s polyurethane (PU) sector is facing tight regional supply amid persistent global shortages,

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