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Olin Shutting Down More Chlor Alkali Capacity

Olin To Shut Down Additional Chlor Alkali Capacity  CLAYTON, Mo., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) announced today that it plans to permanently shut down the remaining diaphragm-grade chlor alkali capacity (approximately 200,000 Electrochemical Unit “ECU” Read more

Port Update

Ships await to enter the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Oct. 14, 2021. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)

Ships await to enter the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Oct. 14, 2021. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times) Economy

Record Number of Container Ships Waiting Off Ports of Long Beach, Read more

China Coal

China Jawbones Coal Markets With Meaningless “Market Intervention” Headlines As It Becomes Desperate 

by Tyler DurdenTuesday, Oct 19, 2021 –

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Recticel Clarification

Clarification with regard to Recticel’s strategic intent

Occasional information, Brussels, 15/10/2021 — 18:07 CET, 15.10.2021

Recticel clarifies certain key elements with regard to its recent announcement on the sale of its Engineered Foams division:

  • As communicated in its press release of 11 October 2021,

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Propylene Naptha Spread in Asia

Asia’s propylene-naphtha spread touches near six-week high on stronger propylene

Propylene-naphtha spread at $332.75/mt

FOB Korea propylene at four-month high of $1,105/mt

Asia’s propylene-naphtha spread touched a near six-week high Oct.

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