Asia will be exporting huge volumes of toluene to the US in May and June, easing the long supply in the region, which may curb the recent fall in prices, market sources said on Friday. Arbitrage volumes estimated at around 30,000 tonnes will be...―
NEW DELHI, INDIA: Indian Farmers Fertiliser Co-operative Ltd (IFFCO) has entered into a five-year agreement with Brazilian mining giant Vale SA for sourcing rock phosphate from the latter’s Bayovar mines in Peru. The terms of quantity of...―
Asia acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) prices trended higher in the first half of May gaining up to $50/tonne (€39/tonne) to the relief of suppliers though demand remains weak amid slow end-user orders, market participants said on ...―
Asia’s styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) producers are shipping out surplus stocks to the US market, where prices are higher, while regional demand is still weak, industry sources said on Wednesday. “It is tough now selling in Asia as...―
Spot styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) prices rebounded in Asia and may continue to increase in the near term, in line with rising values of feedstock butadiene (BD) and of rival product natural rubber, industry sources said on Friday. Further gains,...―
Spot butadiene (BD) prices in Asia rebounded and look set to continue heading north in the near term, with regional supply being whittled down, partly by sellers taking advantage of an open arbitrage window to the US, market sources said on ...―
Asia expandable polystyrene (EPS) offers rose by around $30/tonne (€23/tonne) this week amid buoyant feedstock styrene monomer (SM) values and expectations that buying interest might revive next month, producers and distributors said on...―
Asia’s orthoxylene (OX) spot prices have fallen for five straight weeks, suppressed by bearish sentiment in the upstream energy and co- product paraxylene (PX) markets, market players said. The prevailing frail conditions in the derivative...―
Butyl acrylate (butyl-A) prices in east China have been volatile since last Thursday on the back of offer price adjustments by Jiangsu Jurong Chemical, a market source said on Wednesday. The producer has adjusted its offers three times since 14...―
Asia expandable polystyrene (EPS) prices declined this week on the back of a fall in feedstock styrene monomer (SM) prices and the downtrend is expected to last amid weak demand, producers and traders said on Friday. SM prices plunged to the low...―
Zhejiang Hengyi has secured regulatory approval from China to build a planned $4.32bn (€3.28bn) refinery project in Brunei that will house the southeast Asian country’s first aromatics production, the company’s parent firm Hengyi...―
Chinese company Chengdu Tianqi Industry, and its subsidiary Windfield Holdings, have signed agreements with the subsidiary of China Investment (CIC), Leader Investment, as part of Windfield’s proposed acquisition of Talison Lithium. As part ...―
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