The Urethane Blog

Chinese Olympics Shutdown Update

Burst! Nearly 10,000 Chemical Plants Shut Down! “Suspension” Comes Anytime!

ECHEMI 2022-01-20

Recently, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced that in order to ensure the safe and smooth holding of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics,

Chinese Power Outlook

China power crisis: Zhejiang scraps rationing as electricity crunch shows signs of easing

Zhejiang province ended electricity rationing on Monday,

Covestro in China

Covestro announces new investment plan during CIIE debut

Zhu Shenshen   13:58 UTC+8, 2021-11-08         China International Import Expo

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The Germany-based company Covestro announced a plan to invest in a new manufacturing facility in Shanghai and secured the first deal for renewable attributed MDI (methylene diphenyl diisocyanate) in the Asia-Pacific region,

Wanhua Updates

Wanhua Chemical deploys new high-end chemical materials

Echemi 2021-10-22

01 Strategic cooperation with Hikvision

On October 13,

China Coal

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

by Tyler DurdenTuesday, Oct 19, 2021 –

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.

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.