THE URETHANE BLOG

Analysts Like MDI Producers

Wall Street turns more bullish on chemicals outlook, raises price targets

Author: Joseph Chang

2020/06/15

NEW YORK (ICIS)–Chemicals equity analysts are turning more bullish on the sector,

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Stockmeier Track News

Two Records Set on Stobitan® SC Running Track at the
“Impossible Games” at Bislett Stadium

CLARKSBURG, WV – June 15,

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Rock Bottom

Europe PU feedstocks prices hit new lows as demand pickup lags

Author: Fergus Jensen

LONDON (ICIS)–Incremental improvements in demand for polyurethane (PU) products have slowed downward pressure on the Europe isocyanates and polyols markets where supply is abundant,

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Economic Overview

US, Canada; Spectacular Rebounds

Dan North | June 5, 2020

It’s hot

Recently here in Baltimore, the temperature is around 96° F,

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Chemical M&A Update

ICIS WEBINAR: Players gear up for chemical M&A resurgence in H2 2020 – bankers

Author: Joseph Chang

2020/06/09

NEW YORK (ICIS)–Chemical mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity is poised to pick up in the second half of 2020 as the coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdowns ease,

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European Propylene Update

Europe ethylene spot prices rise but propylene fails to gain traction

Author: Nel Weddle

2020/06/05

LONDON (ICIS)–Ethylene and propylene demand remains rather mixed depending on derivative and application and the outlook is still certainly unpredictable but,

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China Tankage

China’s outlook on tank space availability in July mixed
Highlights

Higher tank fees could incentivize short-term storage

But weak downstream demand sees slow discharge rate at tanks

Heavy Middle East imports will likely extend storage tightness

China’s tank terminal operators’

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