The Urethane Blog

Overview of Chinese Prices

Oil prices have soared by 5%! Resin breaks through 40,000 yuan/ton! Chemical price increases continue!

Echemi 2021-04-16


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Middle East Update

Mideast petrochemical supply mixed; demand slows amid Ramadan

Author: Felicia Loo


SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Petrochemical supply conditions are mixed in the Middle East,

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RV Surge

“Unprecedented Demand”: RV Sales Hit Record In February, On Pace For Blowout 2021

by Tyler DurdenWednesday, Apr 14, 2021 –

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Shipping Container Rates

Shipping Container Rates Expected To Remain Elevated Through Year

by Tyler DurdenWednesday, Apr 14, 2021 – 02:45 AM

Bad news for US importers searching for cheap shipping container rates,

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IPDI Update

From a good source of Chinese urethane info

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Furniture Overview

Eager furniture buyers face long delays because of supply chain issues, shortage of chemical used to make cushion foam

Updated 5:30 AM;

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More Logistics Info

This Could Be The Hottest Summer Ever… For Freight

by Tyler DurdenSunday, Apr 11, 2021 – 03:00 PM

By Zach Strickland of FreightWaves,

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Inflation Pressure

Producer Prices Blow Out

by Wolf Richter • Apr 9, 2021 • 

And companies have been reporting that they’re able to pass on those surging costs.

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Beauchamp Interview

Coping With The COVID -19 Crisis With Brad Beauchamp

Updated: 2 days ago

How have you been coping with COVID-19 that began in earnest during 2020?

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