EVERCHEM UPDATE: VOL. 07 – Green Lights and Bailouts

EVERCHEM UPDATE: VOL. 07 – Green Lights and Bailouts

GREEN LIGHT: It’s that unwonted time of year again, the slow drag of December selloffs has finalized, and the purchasing department dogs are let loose. BAILOUTS: Once an economic downturn presents itself in grandiose enough manner to be leveraged, victimhood goes in vogue.

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European Propylene

Europe propylene April contract falls €175/tonne to 4-year low

Author: Nel Weddle


LONDON (ICIS)–The European propylene contract reference price for April has been set at €650/tonne,

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Propylene Prices Fall

US Propylene Price Slide Continues; Polypropylene Reaction Is Slow

March 17, 2020

Refinery grade propylene (RGP) has seen a steep drop over the past week and a half in response to the current market turmoil.

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Propylene Falling in Asia

Propylene prices journey southwards in Asia

Petrochemical industry | 28 Mar 2020 09:30 IST |

This week, propylene prices in Asia plunged.

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CFATS Extension

NACD Welcomes Three-Month CFATS Extension, but Urges Long-Term Reauthorization


Today, National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) President and CEO Eric R.

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CARES Act Explained

Senate Passes Updated Economic Relief Plan (CARES Act) for Individuals and Businesses

March 25, 2020

Garrett Watson

Taylor LaJoie

Huaqun Li

Daniel Bunn

Last updated March 25 at 11:34pm

Key Updates

  • Unemployment insurance provisions now include an additional $600 per week payment to each recipient for up to four months,
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Chemical M&A Outlook

Chem M&A, projects may dry up as recession deepens

Author: Al Greenwood


HOUSTON (ICIS)–The combined blows of low oil prices and the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic will cause chemical companies to rein in investments,

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Peak Panic is Over

No Refunds: Costco Hoarders Discover They Can’t Return Toilet Paper


by Tyler Durden
Mon, 03/23/2020 – 19:45

Panic hoarders who rushed into Costco to buy years-worth of toilet paper are finding themselves out of luck when it comes to the big-box store’s typically generous return policy.

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The Chemical Industry is Essential

The Chemical Industry is Essential

Even as states limit economic activity, the chemical industry is a key and essential industry and is demanded to keep operating. 

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