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Chinese BDO Update

China BDO Market Keeps Soaring with No Downtrend in Short Term

2016-12-06    [Source:PUdaily]


China BDO market keeps soaring more fiercely after stepping into November,

Huntsman Overview

Outspoken Peter Huntsman looks to expand the family business

December 2,

Johnson Promoted to President of General Plastics

General Plastics Announces the Promotion of Mitchell Johnson, Ph.D. to Company President as it Celebrates its 75th Year

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Dow Leak at Plaquemine

Chlorine leak reported from Dow Chemical Plant in Louisiana
Published time: 2 Dec, 2016 21:46Edited time: 2 Dec, 2016 22:17

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Workers have been evacuated from a Louisiana Dow Chemical Plant after a “burp” of chlorine gas is suspected to have leaked out of the plant.

Sadara Update

Royal Inauguration Celebrates Success of Sadara Chemical Company

2016-12-01    [Source:Dow]


JUBAIL, SAUDI ARABIA – November 30, 2016 – Sadara Chemical Company,

Dow Announces TDI Increase

December 1, 20166a00e553931c4c883301b7c74214de970b-pi

TDI Price Action

Dear Valued Customer:

Effective December 15th, or as contracts allow,

BASF Increasing BDO and Derivatives Prices in Europe

BASF increases prices for butanediol and derivatives in Europe

BASF is increasing the prices of the following products with immediate effect or as existing contracts permit in Europe:

Price increase

1,4-Butanediol (BDO)
+EUR 50 per tonne

Tetrahydrofuran (THF)
+EUR 75 per tonne

Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF)
+EUR 100 per tonne

N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone (NMP)
+EUR 75 per tonne

Gamma Butyrolactone (GBL)
+EUR 75 per tonne

Polybutylene terephthalate (PBT)
+EUR 40 per tonne