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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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19 Aug 05:29

KUALA LUMPUR (ICIS)--Further expansion into several downstream chemicals is well underway in southeast Asia, underpinned by mega projects in Malaysia and Vietnam. This wave of new capacities is expected to come on stream amid a potential recalibration of trade flows due to the tariff spat between global economic...

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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  »

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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