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

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Propylene

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

Source: ICIS News

2018/12/27

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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Chemical M&A Outlook

OUTLOOK ‘19: Caution signals flash for chemical M&A amid downdraft

Source: ICIS News

2018/12/31

NEW YORK (ICIS)–Coming off a long stretch of strong chemical mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity,

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