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Acrylic Acid & Acrylates
11 June 2019 Issue Number 338
  • US acrylic acid and acrylate producers seek increases of 5-7c/lb for June contracts
  • European acrylic acid and acrylates market demand remains subdued in June
  • Chinese acrylic acid and acrylates market trends down again in May
  • US May propylene contract settles at an increase of 4.5c/lb
  • European June propylene contract rolls over despite tight supply
  • In Asia, MMA demand remains subdued, and prices have softened again

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Bio-Materials & Intermediates
7 June 2019 Issue Number 070
  • Special Report: Chemical recycling projects surge on growing plastic waste problems
  • A brief overview of the current bio-based acetic acid and derivatives market
  • Avantium to build a 5 ktpa FDCA, PEF flagship plant for 2023 start-up
  • Genomatica acquires REG’s life science business
  • Higher price pressures seen in US mid-cut alcohols market
  • Shiseido, Kaneka to develop PHA-based cosmetic packaging materials
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Polyurethanes & Intermediates
7 June 2019 Issue Number 283
  • Covestro lifts force majeure at Dormagen Polyols plant
  • LyondellBasell’s Channel View PO/SM turnaround completed
  • European and US BDO Q3 pricing likely to soften further
  • European PO not impacted by high number of propylene outages
  • US MPG pricing goes up on higher propylene
  • European PO prices roll over on stable propylene

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11 - 12 July 2019

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