The Urethane Blog

Chinese Sourcing Issues

This is from last fall but still applies in places . . .


China “EPA” crackdown shuts down tens of thousands of factories… with no end in sight

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President Xi Visits Wanhua Chemical

Chinese president urges state-owned enterprises to reform and innovate


2018-06-14 09:21 GMT+8
Updated 2018-06-14 15:09 GMT+8


State-owned enterprises must carry out reforms in order to achieve success,

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PFA Spring Meeting

Polyurethane Foam Association Spring Meeting Charts
Action on Key Industry Issues
Association Emphasizes Industry Advocacy


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Chinese Blue Sky Program Update

Kevin Frayer—Getty Images

The China Central Television headquarters seen in two images of the Beijing Central Business District during a heavy sandstorm (left),

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Qingdao Restrictions

Temporary restrictions on Dangerous Goods shipments through QINGDAO, CN begin today, May 20.

Increased security and disruptions to ocean freight expected through the end of June. Read more

PFA in the News

US body abandons plans for new flammability standard

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Spot Ethylene

US spot ethylene falls to 16-year low amid tariff concerns
06 April 2018 22:02 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US spot ethylene traded at a 16-year low on Friday amid long supply and concerns about proposed Chinese tariffs on chemicals.

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