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SM prices decline in Asia on Thursday

On 19 Jul 2019 at 09:00 IST

Spot SM prices in Asia on Thursday slipped.
Persistent fall in upstream benzene rates coupled with dull buying sentiments in key markets like China, together pulled SM prices lower across the Asian region.
FOB Korea prices of SM were assessed down
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PTTGC starts maintenance at HDPE unit

On 19 Jul 2019 at 08:20 IST

PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC), has shut its No. 1 high density polyethylene (HDPE) unit for maintenance .
A Polymerupdate source in Thailand, informed that, the company has halted operations at the plant for maintenance on July 18, 2019. The unit is expecte
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Polypropylene (PP) prices climb in FEA and South Asia

On 18 Jul 2019 at 09:00 IST

PP prices were gained in the Far East and South Asian regions, this week. Prices climbed, mainly on account of bullish propylene feedstock rates, coupled with reports of a lift in buying sentiments in the region.
CFR Far East Asia, PP raffia and PP inject
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Crude oil prices drop on Wednesday.

On 18 Jul 2019 at 09:00 IST

Let’s start with energy and feedstock news:
Crude oil prices slipped on Wednesday, after the Energy Information Administration (EIA), reported a large build in the U.S. gasoline and distillate inventories. WTI crude prices slipped by 84 cents finis
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LLDPE prices edge higher in FEA.

On 17 Jul 2019 at 17:00 IST

Let’s start with energy news:
Crude oil prices plunged on Tuesday, more than 3%, on the back of Iran’s positive openness to talk, indicating the ease of tensions in the Middle East. WTI futures traded at $ 57.62, a sharp drop of USD 1.96 per barre
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Asian propylene prices edge higher on Tuesday

On 17 Jul 2019 at 09:00 IST

Propylene prices in Asia inched up on Tuesday. The price rise was supported by high upstream costs coupled with improved buying trends in the region.
Reports of constrained regional product avails further pushed prices higher.
FOB Korea prices were
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Open spec naphtha prices drop in Asia.

On 16 Jul 2019 at 15:30 IST

Let’s start with energy news:
Crude oil prices edged lower about 1% on Monday, as the Chinese economic data darkened the crude demand outlook. WTI crude settled at $ 59.58, a fall of 63 cents per barrel while, Brent futures traded at $66.48, a drop
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Asian SM prices decline on Monday

On 16 Jul 2019 at 09:00 IST

Spot SM prices in Asia on Monday slipped.
The price fall was supported by poor buying interest coupled with sufficient product availability in key markets like China.
FOB Korea prices of SM were assessed down at the USD 1025/mt levels, a fall of US
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Shenhua Ningxia resumes No. 3 PP unit

On 16 Jul 2019 at 08:20 IST

Shenhua Ningxia coal Industry has restarted its (Coal-to-propylene) No. 3 polypropylene (PP) unit.
A Polymerupdate source in China informed that the company has resumed operations at the unit on July 14, 2019 following a maintenance turnaround. The unit w
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SPL raises GPPS and HIPS prices with effect from July 15, 2019.

On 15 Jul 2019 at 17:00 IST

Let’s start with energy and feedstock news:
Crude futures inched higher last Friday, on the back of a fall in active oil rigs in the US. WTI crude traded at $ 60.21, a rise of 1 cent per barrel while Brent futures gained by 20 cents settling at $66
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