Asia Benzene Overview

OUTLOOK ’19: Asia’s benzene to continue struggling with long supply

Source: ICIS News


SINGAPORE (ICIS)–A long supply scenario aptly describes the Asia benzene market in 2018,

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China Railway to Europe

China’s Rail Freight Trips to Europe Mushroom, But Must Uncouple Subsidies

Li Xiuzhong

DATE : Jan 21 2019/SOURCE : yicai

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Economy Soldiers On

Philadelphia Fed: Mid-Atlantic Manufacturing Activity Accelerates in January

Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey Tops Forecast Range

A manufacturing assembly line at the Heinz factory in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo: Courtesy of Heinz)A manufacturing assembly line at the Heinz factory in Pittsburgh, Read more

Propylene Build

EIA says US propylene stocks hit 7-year high

Houston — US propylene inventory continued to build well above the 5 million-barrel mark,

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Propylene Forecast



As US PGP spot prices firmed to a yearly high of 68.50 cents/lb ($1,510/mt) in January,

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Tariff Impact on Epoxies

Industry 4.0, Tariffs Cause Major Spike in Epoxy Resin Sourcing

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Propylene Inventories

US propylene stockpiles surpass 5 million barrels

Houston — US propylene inventory moved above the 5 million barrels mark to end 2018 at a 41-month high,

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Manufacturing Strength

Manufacturing industry posts biggest annual job gain in 20 years

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Published 1 Hour Ago Updated 29 Mins Ago

The manufacturing industry posted net job gains of 284,000 over 2018,

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PE market to reckon with new capacities, PP tempered by propylene supply

Source: ICIS News


LONDON (ICIS)–European polymers markets are set to diverge further in 2019 as polyethylene (PE) continues reckoning with the global new capacities while polypropylene (PP) remains tempered by upstream propylene supply.

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