ICIS News stories on the likely impact of Saudi Arabia's change of leadership on global petrochemical markets


SABIC, Clariant high performance materials tie-up first step to takeover – Baader

LONDON (ICIS)--The formation of a new high performance materials unit between Switzerland-based producer Clariant and shareholder SABIC is the latest... Tue, 18 Sep 2018

GCC fertilizers exports reach highs on global trade tensions

LONDON (ICIS)--Fertilizer exports from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have set new records as market protectionism dominates global... Mon, 17 Sep 2018

Europe top stories: weekly summary

LONDON (ICIS)--Here are some of the top stories from ICIS Europe for the week ended 14 September. Europe toluene swings into ample supply despite... Mon, 17 Sep 2018

Oil price seeks direction amid Iran sanctions, US-China trade war

The oil market has been moving in and out of contango, with a shallow backwardation at present betraying expectations of tighter supply going forward... Thu, 13 Sep 2018

Americas top stories: weekly summary

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Here are the top stories from ICIS News from the week ended 7 September. Oxiteno starts up surfactants plant in US Oxiteno started... Tue, 11 Sep 2018

SABIC mulls 'world-scale' petchems complex in China’s Fujian province

LONDON (ICIS)--SABIC is mulling a “world-scale” petrochemical complex in the Chinese province of Fujian although no “definitive timelines” have been... Tue, 11 Sep 2018

Asia MMA markets slip from record highs after 12 weeks of stability

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Asia’s methyl methacrylate (MMA) spot prices have slipped from record highs following twelve weeks of price stability, snapping the... Tue, 11 Sep 2018

US ethylene glycol needs China export market

China’s tariffs against US imports threaten to hit the US economy where it could hurt it most – in areas where the US cannot afford to lose access to... Thu, 06 Sep 2018

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