The Urethane Blog

Benzene Rising in U.S.

Europe benzene, styrene supply to stay long on increased Asian capacities

Source: ICIS News

2019/06/19

LONDON (ICIS)–Benzene and styrene availability in Europe for the remainder of 2019 will most likely be long,

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Propylene in Europe

Europe ethylene, propylene in cautious mode after H1 expectations disrupted by global woes

Source: ICIS News

2019/06/18

LONDON (ICIS)–European ethylene and propylene players will have been revising their original plans for the remainder of 2019 to show much more caution after the first half did not go according to expectations.

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Propylene Set to Rise in May

US propylene contracts pressured amid spot-price uptrend

Source: ICIS News

2019/05/30

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US May propylene contract prices are under upward pressure because of a sharp spot-price uptrend since early April.

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Epoxy Hikes

US May epoxy contracts increase amid lingering uncertainty

Source: ICIS News

2019/05/28

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US epoxy resins prices moved up in May,

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Polyols in the Middle East Update

Middle East polyether polyols prices may mark further declines

Source: ICIS News

2019/05/21

SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Spot import prices of polyether polyols in the Middle East declined and further weakness could be on the cards as some producers could offer discount to entice buying interest amid worries about the impact of the China-US trade war on downstream polyurethane foam demand.

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Dow Announces MDI Increase

May 14, 2019

MDI PRICE INCREASE

Effective June 1, 2019, or as contracts allow, Dow, on behalf of itself and its applicable
consolidated subsidiaries (“Dow”),

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