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More on Propylene Settlement

US September propylene contracts settle down 1 cent/lb
28 September 2018 18:12 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US September propylene contracts settled a 1 cent/lb decrease for the majority of the market amid improved supply and a slight downtrend for spot prices,

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Propylene Settles Down 1c/lb

September chemical grade propylene is $0.585/lb.  Curiously, September 2010 chemical grade propylene was $0.585/lb as well . . .

 

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Reaction to NGO Study

Foam insulation groups challenge US NGO criticism

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Huntsman Increases Catalyst Capacity

Huntsman Increases Polyurethane Catalyst Capacity in Petfurdo, Hungary

2018-09-20    [Source:Huntsman]

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Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) today announced that its Performance Products division has completed an expansion of specialty amines manufacturing capacity at its facility in Petfurdo,

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Dow Announces Amines Increases

September 18, 2018

RE: Product Price Increase

Effective October 1, 2018, or as contracts allow, The Dow Chemical Company,

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PBT Overview

Europe PBT Q4 prices under upward pressure on feedstocks, rising Asian values
19 September 2018 12:02 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)–European polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) fourth-quarter  (Q4) contract prices are under upwards pressure on the back of increases in feedstock and Asian values.

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Third Tranche List Updated

USTR removed 142 chemical products from List 3 tariffs

19:07 PM | September 18, 2018 | Clay Boswell

The US Trade Representative (USTR) removed 142 chemical product lines,

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Tariffs Imposed

US to impose tariffs on $200bn worth of Chinese imports, may add more
18 September 2018 00:16 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–The US will impose tariffs on $200bn worth of imports from China,

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Univar to Acquire Nexeo

Univar to acquire rival distributor Nexeo for $2 billion

22:14 PM | September 17, 2018 | Vincent Valk

Univar has agreed to acquire rival Nexeo for $2 billion creating a distribution giant with about $12.5 billion/year in sales.

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