Focus story by Fahima Khail
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Spot polymeric methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (PMDI) prices in the Middle East will remain supported by tightening supply, with a major exporting Japanese maker experiencing production problems, while others in Asia are about to conduct maintenance at their facilities, market sources said on Thursday.
A South Korean producer is hopeful of concluding deals at $2,200 CFR (cost and freight) GCC/East Med next week, up by $50/tonne from the buying indications last week at $2,150/tonne GCC/East Med.more >>
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