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 •  August 3, 2016

Leave it to ExxonMobil Chemical and Sabic to do it big. The global petrochemical heavyweights made headlines recently in announcing they are considering a joint venture for a multibillion-dollar petrochemical complex in the US Gulf Coast region. How big are we talking? The project would be anchored by a 1.8 million mt/year ethylene-capacity steam...

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 •  July 21, 2016

A failed coup attempt launched late last Friday by a wing of the Turkish army has had little impact on the polymer market. So far, Turkey’s petrochemicals sector has not been ruffled by the recent coup attempt and production levels are unaffected according to sources at Turkey’s largest plastics producer Petkim. However, the coup attempt has raised...

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 •  October 12, 2015

Competitive US-origin polyethylene pricing to Peru and the West Coast of South ... also flat for the period; and at $1,205/mt for HDPE film, down $10 week on week. In Peru, PE import pricing has fallen to their lowest levels since Platts launched the ...

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 •  October 2, 2015

Braskem has raised prices for all polyethylene grades in Brazil by roughly Real 400 ... When normalized to adjust for payment terms ($20/mt premium), the price was $1,215/mt CFR. The LDPE assessment was $30/mt lower at $1,215-$1,225/mt based on a notional ...

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 •  October 1, 2015

Pemex Petroquimica also plans to conduct annual maintenance on the high-density polyethylene lines at its Morelos complex to coincide with the work on the site's cracker, the source said. HDPE availability is not expected to be impacted. "The maintenances ...

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 •  September 24, 2015

Dow Brasil plans to increase polyethylene prices in Brazil by Real 500/mt ($121 ... up $10/mt; and at $1,220/mt for HDPE film, flat week on week.

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 •  September 23, 2015

Polyethylene terephthalate producers in Europe are looking to increase spot prices for October in anticipation of a tighter market, sources said Wednesday. The bottle-grade NWE PET spot price was assessed at Eur900/mt ($1,005/mt) FD NWE last Wednesday ...

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 •  August 28, 2015

... butadiene styrene (ABS), polyethylene terephthalate (PET), high density polyethylene (HDPE), low density polyethylene (LDPE), linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), and polypropylene (PP). The chart below shows the average ...