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PFA Announces 2017 Officers

Polyurethane Foam Association Elects 2017 Officers


LOUDON, TN (November 28, 2016)—The Polyurethane Foam Association announces elected officers for 2017.

Where The Government Spends The Money



P.S. Interest on debt is in the Remainder category and is currently around 6% of expenditures

Asian Benzene Strengthens

Asia benzene on uptrend amid tight supply, healthy demand
29 November 2016 04:57 Source:ICIS News

cargo ship in China

SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Spot benzene prices in Asia have continued to rise – reaching the highest level this year – and may remain supported amid tight supply and healthy demand,

Chinese MDI Exports Analysis

China P-MDI Exports Increasing by 15.10% YOY in Sep.

2016-11-28    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai-China polymeric MDI exports were 324,696 tons in the first three quarters of 2016,

Manufacturing Strength

US Manufacturing PMI Rebounds To 13 Month Highs On Post-Election Optimism, Decouples From Production Slump

by Tyler Durden
Nov 23,

Asian Propylene Increases

Asian propylene prices climb on Tuesday

On 23 November 2016 at 09:00

Propylene prices witnessed a sharp rise in Asia on Tuesday.

Ottobock Considers Sale of Urethane Business

Ottobock examines sale of the PU business

The Ottobock Group announced that it will be focusing its activities even more on the medical technology sector and the forthcoming IPO of Ottobock HealthCare.

Chinese PTMEG Update

PTMEG Imports & Exports Analysis in September, 2016
2016-11-22    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai-In September 2016, according to PUdaily im &

Covestro Force Majeure Update

Status of Covestro Germany Force Majeure Situation

2016-11-22    [Source:Covestro]6a00e553931c4c883301b8d15a0c2d970c-pi


November 18, 2016
Status of Force Majeure situation

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