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China Coal

China Jawbones Coal Markets With Meaningless “Market Intervention” Headlines As It Becomes Desperate 

by Tyler DurdenTuesday, Oct 19, 2021 –

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Propylene Naptha Spread in Asia

Asia’s propylene-naphtha spread touches near six-week high on stronger propylene

Propylene-naphtha spread at $332.75/mt

FOB Korea propylene at four-month high of $1,105/mt

Asia’s propylene-naphtha spread touched a near six-week high Oct.

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Chinese Adipic Acid Podcast

Asia ADA markets face supply uncertainty amid China’s dual control policy

Author: Jasmine Khoo


SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Asia’s adipic acid (ADA) markets face supply uncertainty amid operating rate cuts in China due to the dual control policy.

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PO in China

SunSirs: Propylene Oxide Prices Rose Slightly in September   Sep 30,2021 SunSirs

  Price trend

  According to the monitoring data of SunSirs,

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China Update

China economy to slow as industries struggle from power crunch

Author: Fanny Zhang


SINGAPORE (ICIS)–China’s economic prospects are being weighed down by an ongoing power crunch in a huge swathe of the country,

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More on China Energy Programs

China’s crackdown on intensive energy use ripples across petrochemical sector


Cracker, PDH plants mull output cuts, hikes amid impact on margins

Coal shortage further constrains operations in coal-olefin sector

Bigger producers can gain —

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Chinese Spandex Update

Will spandex price plunge with weaker demand?Save Print  

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Spandex prices continued surging in recent one year and current price has hit the highest level since 2008. Read more