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Acrylic Acid & Acrylates
12 July 2019 Issue Number 339
  • European propylene contract for July settles down €80/ton
  • US propylene contract down 3.5c/lb in June
  • US acrylic acid and acrylates market supply and demand stable in July
  • European acrylic acid market remains competitive in July
  • Chinese acrylic acid and acrylate prices softer on sluggish demand
  • Chinese MMA prices plummet by Rmb 2000/ton from June to July

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Polyurethanes & Intermediates
12 July 2019 Issue Number 284
  • European TDI prices up for the first time in over a year
  • Huntsman US polyester polyols plant closes after traffic accident
  • European and US BDO Q3 talks ongoing, declines likely
  • Borsodchem has annual MDI and TDI turnarounds in July
  • Chinese BDO sees some gains, overall market struggles
  • Crude MDI prices stabilising in Europe and the US

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Acetic Acid ยท Vinyl Acetate
12 July 2019 Issue Number 382
  • China acetic acid prices fail to maintain rally in late June
  • US VAM plants ramping up after busy turnaround slate
  • Methanol contract, spot price slump continues in all regions
  • Prairie Catalytic starts US ethyl acetate plant after long delay
  • Celanese to shut Mexico acetate flake plant by end October
  • PVOH market demand in China seen as bright spot during Q2

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