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Pucheng Clean Energy completes turnaround at PP plant

On 13 Nov 2018 at 08:20 IST

Pucheng Clean Energy has restarted a polypropylene (PP) plant following an unplanned maintenance.
A Polymerupdate source in China informed that the company has resumed operations at the plant on November 12, 2018. The plant was shut on October 21, 2018....
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Ethylene prices witness a rise in Asia

On 12 Nov 2018 at 09:00 IST

Ethylene prices gained in Asia last week.
Prices climbed on the back of improved buying trends in the region coupled with limited product availability.
CFR North East Asia prices were assessed up at the USD 935/mt levels, a week on week rise of USD
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PE units to be brought on-stream by FREP

On 12 Nov 2018 at 08:20 IST

Fujian Refining & Petrochemical (FREP) is in plans to restart its No. 1 & 2 polyethylene (PE) units following a maintenance turnaround.
A Polymerupdate source in China informed that the company is likely to complete turnaround at the units in end-December
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High density polyethylene (HDPE) prices drift lower in Asia

On 01 Nov 2018 at 09:00 IST

HDPE prices drifted lower in Asia this week. The price decline was on the back of a plunge in upstream ethylene values, persistent weaker buying trends coupled with ample regional product availability. .
In Far East Asia, HDPE film prices were assessed lo
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Formosa Plastics completes maintenance at PP units

On 01 Nov 2018 at 08:20 IST

Formosa Plastics has restarted its two polypropylene (PP) units following a maintenance turnaround.
A Polymerupdate source in China informed that the company has resumed operations at the units on October 30, 2018. The units remained under maintenance for
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Propylene prices tumble in Asia

On 31 Oct 2018 at 09:00 IST

Propylene prices in Asia drifted sharply lower on Tuesday. The prices fell sharply on the back of sluggish buying interest in the region coupled with weaker upstream crude and naphtha rates. Reports of ample regional product avails further supported the price ...
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PE units taken off-stream by FREP

On 31 Oct 2018 at 08:20 IST

Fujian Refining & Petrochemical (FREP) has shut its No. 1 & 2 polyethylene (PE) units for a maintenance turnaround.
A Polymerupdate source in China informed that the company has commenced turnaround at the units on October 28-30, 2018. The units are expec
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Asian ethylene prices decline on Monday

On 30 Oct 2018 at 09:00 IST

On Monday, ethylene prices in Asia dropped.
Prices fell on the back of bearish upstream crude and naphtha values, muted buying interest and sufficient product availability in the region.
CFR North East Asia prices of ethylene were assessed down at t
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Shanghai Golden Phillips to restart HDPE plant

On 30 Oct 2018 at 08:20 IST

Shanghai Golden Phillips Petrochemical Co is in plans to brought on-stream a high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant following a maintenance turnaround.
A Polymerupdate source in China informed that the company is likely to resume operations at the plant i
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Ethylene prices sink in Asia

On 29 Oct 2018 at 09:00 IST

Ethylene prices plunged in Asia last week. Prices fell steeply mainly on account of a week on week drop in upstream crude and naphtha values.
Reports of plentiful product availability in the region coupled with bearish downstream PE demand and pricing tr
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