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A Dip In Shipping Rates: The End Of The Nightmare, Or Just The Eye Of The Hurricane

by Tyler DurdenSaturday,

PO in China

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

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  According to the monitoring data of SunSirs,

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,

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 —

Everyone is Analyzing China Lately

Goldman Cuts China’s Q3 GDP Growth To 0% As A Result Of Growing Energy Crisis

by Tyler DurdenMonday, Sep 27,

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.

Dual Control System

China says to firmly control energy-hungry and high-emission projects CGTN


China’s National Development and Reform Commission issues a plan to improve the country’s “dual control system”

Chinese Energy Woes

Millions Of Chinese Residents Lose Power After Widespread, “Unexpected” Blackouts; Power Company Warns This Is “New Normal”

by Tyler DurdenMonday,

BASF in China

BASF sees Zhanjiang site generating up to €5B in annual sales

Sep. 27, 2021 8:08 AM ETBASF SE (BASFY)By: Carl Surran,

Interesting Speculation

What global petchems demand would have been like without the China property bubble warns us about the future