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Chinese Propylene Oxide Overview

With 600,000 Tons of Additional PO Capacity Coming Online in 2021, by 2023 China’s Total PO Capacity to Reach 7.95 Million Tons Per Year 2021-09-13    [Source:PUdaily] share:

 PUdaily,Shanghai —

Chinese Production Update

TOPIC PAGE: Coronavirus, oil price direction – impact on chemicals

Author: Will Beacham


China’s PP prices have risen slowly since September amid limited plant production capacity,

Middle East Demand

Mideast petrochemical demand may improve; shipping woes remain

Author: Felicia Loo


SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Petrochemical demand in Middle East may see some improvement,

Chinese Prices Rise

Global “replenishment”! Epoxy, polyurethane, MDI, TDI soared up to 179%!

Echemi 2021-07-26

  • With the arrival of the peak consumption season in the market,

Asian MDI Update

Sheela Foam Interview

Sheela Foam will set up a new plant in Jabalpur at an investment of around Rs 200 crore: Rahul Gautam, MD (Zee Business) 1 hour ago a screen shot of a person © Provided by Zee Business

Rahul Gautam,

Tight for a While

Propylene Oxide is so tight that the usual propylene-polyol or propylene glycol price relationship may have changed for a while .

Chinese Epoxy Update

Epoxy resin is rising by RMB 6,700/ton! The domestic and international market may fall into the “two heavens of ice and fire”?

Kumho Mitsui MDI Expansion

Kumho Mitsui Chemicals to invest W400b to expand chemicals production

By Yonhap Published : Apr 21, 2021 –

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