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Construction Update

US home construction tumbled in March
Construction of new homes fell in March by the largest amount in five months with weakness in all regions of the country except the Northeast

By Martin Crutsinger,

Asian TDI Update

China Domestic TDI Market Boosted by Northeast Asia Supply Shortage

2016-04-12    [Source:PUdaily]

PUdaily, Shanghai—TDI imports from northeast Asia has boomed by up to USD 250/ton to USD 1,680-1,800/ton on CIF basis to China driven by unexpected supply shortage after majors run into planned and unplanned shutdowns in Japan and South Korea.

Defaults Rise

Defaults hit highest level since '09 bust

, USA TODAY 6:30 a.m. EDT April 18, 2016

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(Photo: ANDREW GOMBERT,

Arsenal Completes HSM Acquisition

Arsenal Capital Partners Completes Acquisition of HSM's Foam Production Assets
And Combines It With Its Portfolio Company Elite Comfort Solutions

NEW YORK,

Chemicals Overview

Commentary: Is this the turn for chemicals? Tailwinds arise
14 April 2016 22:26 Source:ICIS Chemical Business

With fears of a global economic recession running high,

Wanhua Price Increase Announcement

April 14, 2016

Dear Valued Customer,

YantaiDue to continued evolving market conditions Wanhua will increase the prices of its WANNATE® MDI and TDI products by $0.04/lb (US$88/MT) in the North American and Caribbean regions effective May 15,

Arsenal Acquires Majority of Peterson Chemical

Arsenal Capital Partners Announces Investment in Peterson Chemical Technology
Strengthens its Recently Formed Elite Comfort Solutions Platform

NEW YORK,

Wanhua Repurchases Bonds

Davis Polk Advises Wanhua Chemical Group on Tender Offer

 

4/12/2016

 

Davis Polk advised Wanhua Chemical Group Co., Ltd.

Stahl Acquisition

 

Stahl acquires Viswaat’s leather chemicals business

13 April 2016

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Netherlands chemical company Stahl has acquired the leather chemicals business of company Viswaat Chemicals Ltd.,