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Dow TDI Increase

May 16, 2016 Dow

TDI Price Action

Dear Valued Customer:

Effective May 17,

Home Builder Confidence Steady

Home-builder sentiment steady at 58 in May, NAHB says


Published: May 16, 2016 10:00 a.m. ET



Chinese CASE Market Update

China’s PU CASE Growth will Outrun GDP in 2016
2016-05-10    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai-According to data from PUdaily,

Recycled Spandex Fiber

Asahi Kasei launches recycled spandex in Japan

Asahi Kasei Corp. announced that its Fibers & Textiles SBU has developed Roica EF as the world’s first recycled elastic polyurethane filament (spandex) product,

Asian Propylene Outages

NE Asia propylene supply tightens on outages at China PDH units
16 May 2016 07:56 Source:ICIS News

Polypropylene - plastic packaging

SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Propylene supply has tightened in the northeast Asian market this week following outages at two major propane dehydrogenation (PDH) units in China,

BASF TDI Increase

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Dear Valued Customer,

Due to current market conditions and a very tight supply and demand situation in the global


Benzene Falls

US EPS market quiet after recent price rollover
10 May 2016 22:21 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–The US expandable polystyrene (EPS) market was largely quiet this week after prices rolled over from April to May last week,