Asia top stories: weekly summary

19 September 2016 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 16 September 2016.

India polyolefin outlook bearish on surplus domestic supply
India polyolefin importers expect a bearish outlook for the rest of the year and em demand for foreign cargoes to be capped by ample domestic availability, market sources said on Friday.

Asia PBR may extend gains on rising BD cost, limited supply
Polybutadiene rubber (PBR) prices in Asia may remain on an uptrend on the back of rising cost of feedstock butadiene (BD), and limited availability of spot cargoes, market sources said on Friday.

Asia etac may rebound from record low on China market rally
Asia ethyl acetate (etac) prices may rebound from a record low on the back of a domestic market rally in China, market participants said on Thursday.

Asia acrylate markets beset by thin trades amid holidays
Spot trading in Asia’s acrylic acid and acrylate esters markets has been generally thin this week, which is filled with holidays across the region, industry sources said on Thursday.

By Staff Reporter