15 October 2012 02:00 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Here are some of the top stories from ICIS Asia and the Middle east for the week ended 12 October 2012.
(Please click on the link to read the full text)EPCA '12: Songwon to build US, Mideast polymer additives plants
Focus Asia styrene stays firm on tight supply; may ease in near term
Styrene monomer (SM) prices in Asia are being supported this week by snug availability of prompt cargoes, but may soon come under downward pressure as demand from downstream styrenics sector remained weak, market sources said on Tuesday.
India PE, PP to stay soft on high inventory of finished goods
Spot prices of polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) in the Indian domestic open market are expected to remain soft, weighed down by mounting stockpiles of finished goods given ample availability of locally-produced resins, market players said on Thursday.
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