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China Update

China's Economic Growth down but within 'Reasonable' Range
2016-01-19    [Source:Chinadaily]


Chinese economic growth decelerated to the 25-year low of 6.9 percent in 2015,

More on ICP

Audax combines California Products and Nicoat to form ICP


3M to Sell Polyfoam

3M to Sell Pressurized Polyurethane Foam Adhesives Business

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 3mlogo


Wanhua Downstream Project

Dieffenbacher to supply particleboard plant to Chinese company Wanhua

January 18, 2016 Yantai



In December 2015,

Maroon Group Acquires Another Distributor

Maroon Group Acquires CNX Distribution CI Capital-sponsored Maroon Group Continues Acquisition Strategy


AVON, Ohio, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —

Chinese Propylene


China PDH plant economics recover as propane prices fall faster than propylene

Singapore (Platts)–15 Jan 2016 1242 am EST/542 GMT


Propylene Unsettled

US Jan propylene yet to settle on buy-sell gap
15 January 2016 23:16 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US propylene contracts for January have yet to settle as producers continue to target rollovers,

Chemical Distribution in America

NACD Launches Resource on Chemical Distribution's Economic Impact


ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Today, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) unveiled a new economic impact tool for the chemical distribution sector,