The Urethane Blog

Overview of Chinese Prices

Oil prices have soared by 5%! Resin breaks through 40,000 yuan/ton! Chemical price increases continue!

Echemi 2021-04-16


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Middle East Update

Mideast petrochemical supply mixed; demand slows amid Ramadan

Author: Felicia Loo


SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Petrochemical supply conditions are mixed in the Middle East,

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IPDI Update

From a good source of Chinese urethane info

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BASF Increasing TPU Prices

Trade News  |  March 18, 2021

BASF to increase prices for thermoplastic polyurethane systems in North America


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Maasvlakte POSM Plant Update

LyondellBasell, Covestro expected to restart Maasvlakte POSM plant mid-April

17:22 PM | March 18, 2021 | Fahima Mathe, OPIS

Facility has been running at reduced rate since February,

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Chemical Prices Soar in China

Soaring 11,000 yuan/ton! Chemical raw materials skyrocketed “breaking records”!

Echemi 2021-03-17


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BASF Polyurethane Systems Price Increase

BASF to increase prices for polyurethane systems products in North America

WYANDOTTE, MI, March 15, 2021 – BASF will increase prices for polyurethane systems
products in North America by $0.13/lb for orders shipping on or after March 30,

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BDO & PTMEG Issues Explained

US BDO ‘on brink of being completely out of control’, contributing to auto supply chain crunch

Author: Antoinette Smith


HOUSTON (ICIS)–Supply of US butanediol (BDO) and derivatives is severely short,

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Everchem Offering Supply Insurance

All across the polyurethane and epoxy supply chains are shortages and price increases and uncertainty. The winter storm in February has only made matters worse.

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