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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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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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Chemical M&A Outlook

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

Source: ICIS News


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

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