The Urethane Blog

Spot Propylene

Spot C3 in Asia and Europe plunges on lower crude, US shows uptick

Spot propylene prices in Asia slid for the fifth consecutive week and hit their lowest levels in a year amid pressure from falls in crude oil futures and oversupply issues. Read more

Benzene Falls

US November benzene contracts fall to 13-month low

Source: ICIS News


HOUSTON (ICIS)–US benzene contracts for November settled 5 cents/gal ($15/tonne) lower at $2.80/gal FOB (free on board) US Gulf,

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European Propylene Falls

MOSCOW (MRC)–The  Europe propylene contract price  was agreed down €10/tonne in November, however, practically all European producers announced a roll-over of October export polypropylene (PP) prices for November shipments to the CIS markets,

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Propylene Inventories Rise

US October propylene inventory hits multimonth high on increased production

Houston — A continued increase in domestic propylene production has pushed inventory up to levels not seen since March.

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Dow Announces Polyol Hike

October 29, 2018


Effective November 26, 2018, or as contracts allow, The Dow Chemical Company,

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BASF Announces Polyol Increase

October 25, 2018

Dear Valued Customer,

Effective November 1, or as contracts allow, BASF Corporation is raising the price for all
Pluracol® Polyol products by $0.07 per pound.

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