ACC requests US to remove $2.2bn worth of chems, plastics from proposed China tariffs
25 July 2018 16:38 Source:ICIS News
HOUSTON (ICIS)–US President Donald Trump’s administration risks losing thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in chemical investments by not excluding $2.2bn worth of chemicals and plastic products from its second list of tariffs against China,
Polytek® Development Corp. Announces Acquisition of Alumilite Corporation
EASTON, Pa. and KALAMAZOO, Mich., July 12, 2018 – Polytek® Development Corp.,
North America TiO2 pricing power may wane in second half of year
23 July 2018 17:00 Source:ICIS News
HOUSTON (ICIS)–Sentiment among domestic buyers of North America titanium dioxide (TiO2) is that pricing power is weaker already in the third quarter and will continue to diminish as supply strain continues to ease.
BASF pursues a capacity expansion of the integrated ethylene oxide complex at its Verbund site in Antwerp
BASF pursues a significant capacity expansion of the integrated ethylene oxide complex at its Verbund site in Antwerp,
Regulatory Alert and Legislative Updates
HSA expansion: Not yet passed by House and Senate but in discussions
We continually monitor what happens in Washington regarding HSA regulations and legislation.
Authorities give all clear to South Akron area rocked by fire and explosion. No injuries reported
By Amanda Garrett, Doug Livingston,
US propylene market to remain volatile through 2018
12 July 2018 18:00 Source:ICIS News
HOUSTON (ICIS)–US propylene supply may remain snug despite newly built capacity,
Latest $200bn US tariff proposal includes many Chinese chems
11 July 2018 22:46 Source:ICIS News
HOUSTON (ICIS)–Several chemicals are included in the $200bn worth of tariffs that the US may impose on Chinese imports in the latest escalation of the trade war between the two countries.
Trump targets $200B more Chinese goods for tariffs
Updated 07/10/2018 08:21 PM EDT
See the list here: https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/301/2018-0026%20China%20FRN%207-10-2018_0.pdf
The Trump administration escalated a mounting trade war with China on Tuesday by publishing a list of $200 billion worth of Chinese goods that it proposes to hit with an additional 10 percent tariff.
Producer prices rose in June, leading to the biggest annual increase in 6 1/2 years
- U.S. producer prices increased slightly more than expected in June amid gains in the cost of services and motor vehicles.