THE EPOXY BLOG

Trade News

US trade deficit narrows much more than expected

  • The U.S. trade deficit fell to $49.3 billion in November, the first decline after five straight months of increases.

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Jobs Surge

Payrolls surge by 304,000, smashing estimates despite government shutdown

  • Job growth in January shattered expectations, with nonfarm payrolls surging by 304,000,

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Asia Benzene Overview

OUTLOOK ’19: Asia’s benzene to continue struggling with long supply

Source: ICIS News

2018/12/26

SINGAPORE (ICIS)–A long supply scenario aptly describes the Asia benzene market in 2018,

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China Railway to Europe

China’s Rail Freight Trips to Europe Mushroom, But Must Uncouple Subsidies

Li Xiuzhong

DATE : Jan 21 2019/SOURCE : yicai

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Economy Soldiers On

Philadelphia Fed: Mid-Atlantic Manufacturing Activity Accelerates in January

Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey Tops Forecast Range

A manufacturing assembly line at the Heinz factory in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo: Courtesy of Heinz)A manufacturing assembly line at the Heinz factory in Pittsburgh, Read more

Propylene Build

EIA says US propylene stocks hit 7-year high

Houston — US propylene inventory continued to build well above the 5 million-barrel mark,

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Propylene Forecast

PROPYLENE EXPECTED TO COME DOWN MORE IN Q1

 

As US PGP spot prices firmed to a yearly high of 68.50 cents/lb ($1,510/mt) in January,

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