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Acetic Acid ยท Vinyl Acetate
12 December 2018 Issue Number 375
  • US acetic acid production holding steady after year of turmoil
  • China domestic acetic acid prices fluctuate during November
  • Europe VAM prices slide lower on seasonal demand issues
  • Low Rhine River levels cause widespread disruption in Q4
  • Methanol prices under pressure in all regions during November
  • AccsyBrent, WTI crude prices slump in November on macro concerns

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Bio-Materials & Intermediates
6 December 2018 Issue Number 064
  • Special Report: US renewable diesel production expands to meet California’s LCFS
  • NREL researchers proceed with phase two bio-ACN development
  • Neste, Clariant partner on bio-ethylene and bio-propylene commercialisation
  • Cathay Industrial Biotech inaugurates new bio-polyamide production facility in Xinjiang
  • Chinese bio-based succinic acid producer started export in Q3
  • Unilever, Bio-on collaborate on PHA-based microplastics use
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Acrylic Acid & Acrylates
6 December 2018 Issue Number 332
  • US propylene contract for November down 10c/lb
  • European propylene contract for December settles down €100/ton
  • Rhine water levels begin to rise in early December
  • Lower propylene weighs on US and European acrylic acid and acrylates prices
  • BASF Ludwigshafen lifts BA and EA force majeure, but 2-EHA remains affected
  • Chinese acrylic acid and acrylates prices soften in November, but see rebound in early December

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