The Urethane Blog

Benzene Update

US November benzene contracts decrease amid lengthy supply, low demand

Author: Tarun Raizada

2019/11/01

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US November benzene contracts settled lower,

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Mattress Imports

US mattress imports fell for 4th month in September

Washington, DC – US mattress imports fell for the fourth straight month in September to 1.37m units,

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TDI Update

GCC TDI market still bearish; demand remains soft

Author: Izham Ahmad

2019/11/01

SINGAPORE (ICIS)–The Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) spot toluene diisocyanate (TDI) import market is expected to remain in a bearish environment in coming weeks with no sign of any improvement in demand to provide relief.

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BDO Outlook Video

VIDEO: European BDO Q4 outlook bearish ahead of EPCA

Author: Eashani Chavda

2019/09/27

LONDON (ICIS)–While European butanediol (BDO) players are starting discussions for fourth-quarter contract prices market sentiment remains bearish on the back of tepid demand and global oversupply.

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Dow Announces Polyol Increase

September 3, 2019

Polyol PRICE INCREASE

Effective October 1, 2019, or as contracts allow, The Dow Chemical Company,

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Dow Announces MDI Increase

September 3, 2019

MDI PRICE INCREASE

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

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