05 April 2010 02:00 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Here are some of the top stories from ICIS news Asia and the ?xml:namespace>
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Thai petrochemicals major PTT Chemical is evaluating further investment opportunities overseas, including mergers and acquisitions (M&As) and new projects.
The government of
Focus - Record natural rubber values tug at synthetic rubber pricesGlobal synthetic rubber prices may surge on likely strong orders from tyre-makers looking for a cheaper alternative raw material to natural rubber.
Polyethylene (PE) producers in Asia are bracing for thinner margins in the second half of 2010 due to fierce competition from cost competitive
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) buyers in Asia are relieved that
Focus - Asian benzene prices hit two-month high; may strengthen further
Benzene prices in Asia hit a two-month high on Tuesday and may rise further in the next few weeks on the back of bullish aromatics markets in the US and Europe and strong crude values.
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