29 August 2011 02:00 [Source: ICIS news]
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Focus - Asia naphtha backwardation to widen on firm demand, tight supply
Asia’s naphtha backwardation is likely to strengthen on expectations that Taiwanese Formosa Petrochemical Corp (FPCC) would restart its long overdue 700,000 tonne/year No 1 naphtha cracker at Mailiao sometime in September, traders said on Friday.
Focus - Domestic MMA prices in
Chinese domestic methyl methacrylate (MMA) prices are set to remain soft and may see another round of decline in the coming months amid fizzling demand from downstream end-user industries, market players said on Thursday.
Asian polysilicon prices are expected to drop to below $50/kg (€35/kg) FOB (free on board) northeast (NE) Asia in the coming weeks amid high stockpiles of photovoltaic materials in
Interview - Periodic checks at
Focus - Asia DEG nears one-year low; may extend falls on poor demand
Diethylene glycol (DEG) prices in
Shares in most petrochemical companies in Asia closed weaker on Monday over concerns about a possible slackening of global demand, with an economic recession threatening the
The prices of toluene di-isocyanate (TDI) in the Middle East and
Saudi's SABIC rolls over August offers for September PE, PP
Saudi Arabian polymer major SABIC has rolled over its August offers for the September cargoes of all grades of polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), market sources said on Thursday.
Saudi’s Petro Rabigh resumes production at
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