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Global July IPEX down as US aromatics fall sharply

Sharp price rises for European methanol and benzene in July failed to offset falls in US benzene and toluene.

US toluene fell during July as gasoline demand stabilised, refinery rates trended up and supply improved.

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17 Aug 22:41

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Market players are contemplating the long-term impact of China's upcoming tariffs on US monoethylene glycol (MEG), especially as new US capacity is slated to come online in 2019. China will  begin imposing  25% tariffs on $16bn of US goods starting 23 August, with the list including MEG. This is...

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17 August 2018 13:00
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15 August 2018 00:10
Americas 2018 petrochemicals mid-year outlook. Find out more  »

10 August 2018 13:10
European MMA Mid-Year Outlook. Find out more  »

7 August 2018 10:00
ICIS Infographic: US methyl methacrylate (MMA) on the rise. Find out more  »

6 August 2018 19:45
US-China trade war and the chemical outcomes. Find out more  »

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Turkey currency crisis heightens risk for global petrochemicals

Beware of currency crises. They could well be isolated events and contained in their local markets. However, they can be indicative of economic... Thu, 16 Aug 2018

INSIGHT: Turkey currency crisis heightens risk for global petrochemicals

NEW YORK (ICIS)--Beware of currency crises. They could well be isolated events and contained in their local markets. However, they can be indicative... Thu, 16 Aug 2018