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Acrylic Acid & Acrylates
8 November 2019 Issue Number 343
  • US October propylene contract settles down 1.5c/gal
  • November propylene contract down by €30/ton in Europe
  • Long supply and soft feedstock prices weigh on Chinese 2-EH and n-butanol prices
  • BA spot prices in Europe tumble further in early November
  • Chinese BA producers continue to struggle with poor economics
  • Further downward price movement for MMA seen in China following plant restarts

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Polyurethanes & Intermediates
8 November 2019 Issue Number 288
  • US and China announced agreement to cancel trade tariffs
  • Chinese BDO prices firm after months of cuts
  • European and US BDO Q4 prices decline
  • European MPG turnaround ongoing
  • PO turnaround in the Netherlands believed to be ongoing
  • European TDI turnaround ongoing

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Acetic Acid ยท Vinyl Acetate
7 November 2019 Issue Number 386
  • CelaCelanese sees delays to restart of acetic acid, VAM units at Clear Lake
  • Acetic acid domestic, export prices in China slump further in October
  • Europe VAM monthly contract prices tick higher during October
  • Ineos Oxide increases etac rates in October, but keeps FM in place
  • Methanex confirms starting construction on Geismar MEOH plant
  • BP signs MoU for 1.0 million tpa JV acetic acid plant in Zhejiang

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17th China International
Polyamide & Intermediates Forum

5 - 6 December 2019

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