The Urethane Blog

BASF Announces TDI Increase

January 15, 2018

Dear Valued Customer,

Effective February 1, 2018 or as contracts allow, BASF Corporation is raising the price for all
Lupranate® TDI products by $ 0.10 per pound.

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Propylene Looking Like a Big Hike

Industry insiders are saying double digits this month for propylene price increases . . . propylene glycol is nominated up 10c by Dow and LyondellBasell for January. 

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Wanhua IPDI Shutdown Impacts Market

Price for China’s IPDI Soared Up in 2017, Hitting a Five-Year High

2018-01-09    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai– 2017 has come to an end.

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Chinese Polyol Overview

Summary of Slab Polyols Output and Sales over the Past Decade

2018-01-12    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai– How has the output and consumption of slab polyols changed in the last decade?

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Spot Propylene

Tight market pushes US spot propylene sharply higher
10 January 2018 21:56 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US propylene spot prices jumped on Wednesday as the market awaits the start-up of new capacity and the restart of a production unit.

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Bayer Continues to Cut Ownership of Covestro

Bayer cuts direct Covestro stake to 14.2%

Published: Jan 11, 2018 2:26 a.m. ET




Germany’s Bayer AG (BAYN.XE) said Thursday that it has reduced its stake in Covestro AG (1COV.XE) to 14.2% from 24.6%,

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Travel Changes

I’ve been traveling with a passport and driver’s license for a few years now, just in case . . . Read more

Q4 M&A

Chemical Deal Results


EID Parry
Coromandel International
4th Quarter 2017

Polymer Technology & Read more