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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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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Q1 Chemical M&A

Chemical Deal Results

SellerBuyerBusinessDateAmyrisDSMflavor and fragrance biobased intermediates business-$150v + earnout1st Quarter 2021Bison Innovative ProductsRPMraised flooring systems – Read more

Repi Acquires Novosystems

Repi: Acquisition of Novosystems

On 30 March 2021, Repi, a leading supplier of liquid colour and additive solutions for polyurethanes and thermoplastics,

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Arsenal Adds to Meridian Adhesives

Arsenal’s Meridian Adhesives Acquires Pacific Adhesive Systems

DALTON, Georgia, April 1, 2021 – Meridian Adhesives Group (Meridian) announced today the acquisition of Pacific Adhesive Systems (PAS), Read more